48 months
55025 USD/year
55025 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bryn Mawr College Department of Russian offers an undergraduate program of study that has become nationally and internationally renowned. The Russian BA program offered at Bryn Mawr College is designed to help students successfully attain an advanced level of oral proficiency in Russian by the time they graduate.


In addition to language courses at all levels, students have the opportunity to take a variety of courses in Russian literature, linguistics, history, cinema, and culture; department majors concentrate in one particular area of study. The department also encourages its majors to apply their knowledge of the language to other disciplines. As a result, students regularly combine a Russian major with majors or minors in areas such as other languages, linguistics, comparative literature, economics, history, computer science, biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.

The Russian BA program offered at Bryn Mawr College is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide students with a broad understanding of Russian culture and the Russophone world. The major places a strong emphasis on the development of functional proficiency in the Russian language. Language study is combined with a specific area of concentration to be selected from the fields of Russian literature, history, economics, language/linguistics, or area studies.

Where Bryn Mawr Takes You

At Bryn Mawr College, students turn a passion for learning into a life of purpose. The Bryn Mawr community is unique: academically inspired, civically engaged, and always deeply committed. Mawrters know their stuff and choose their lives intentionally. They are agents of change in every arena—and forever members of a community founded on respect for the individual.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Russian
  • Russian Dissidents and the Culture of 'Vnye'
  • Advanced Russian
  • The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky
  • The Serious Play of Pushkin and Gogol
  • Language Policy Issues and the Russophone World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application (fee waived when submitted online)
  • Bryn Mawr Writing Supplement
  • School report including official transcripts (Homeschool and Alternative Education requirements)
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • School Counselor recommendation
  • Mid-year report
  • If your mid-year report is not available until after Jan. 15, we will still accept your application if the rest of your file is complete. We do require your mid-year report in order to issue a final decision. 
  • Standardized test results
  • Final report
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55025 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    55025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55025 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Ardmore

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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