On campus, our students experience regional culture at many levels, including language tables and clubs, guest lectures, performing and visual arts, film, festivals, and regional cuisine. These activities are often initiated by and benefit greatly from the diverse student population of Mount Holyoke and particularly the large numbers of students from Asian countries or with an Asian background.
The Bachelor in Asian Studies from Mount Holyoke College graduates pursue in careers in fields as varied as education, business, NGOs, journalism, the arts, government service, and graduate study.
Study Abroad and Internships
Explore the world through affiliated programs and exchanges in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, the Middle East, and South Asia.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses Included:
- Arts of Asia
- Hinduism: An Introduction
- Topics in Asian Studies: 'Modern Indian and South Asian Writers'
- Androgyny and Gender Negotiation in Contemporary Chinese Women's Theater
- Stories and Storytelling in India and the World
- India's Epics: Ramayana and Mahabharata
- Arts of Japan
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History View 1858 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application or Coalition Application
- Mount Holyoke Writing Supplement (optional)
- Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
- Counselor Recommendation
- Two Teacher Evaluation Forms (from core academic courses)
- Midyear Report (due February 15, as applicable)*
- Standardized Test Scores (optional)
- Art Supplement (optional)
- English Proficiency Requirements for non-native English speakers
- Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)
- Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged)
International54400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National54400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.