48 months
59384 USD/year
59384 USD/year
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Oberlin College & Conservatory’s East Asian Studies majors gain proficiency in a chosen language and can tailor their course of study around a specific region, historical period or culture, preparing them for a wide range of careers in business, law, education, culture and the arts.


One of the first interdisciplinary programs of its kind, Oberlin’s Department of East Asian Studies is a welcoming community of gifted language teachers, committed scholars, and diverse, motivated students. 

Key Features 

  • Our East Asian Studies majors at Oberlin College & Conservatory enjoy cultural immersion as part of language tables, cultural events and festivals, workshops with visiting speakers, and student-led clubs.
  •  More than 90% of our majors study or conduct research in Asia, many on funded fellowships thanks to Oberlin Shansi, a nonprofit, nongovernmental educational and cultural exchange organization housed on the Oberlin campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Women and Literary Culture in Japan
  • Religious Rituals in East Asia
  • The Other Great Game, 1860-1905
  • Chinese Popular Cinema and Public Intellectualism

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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We accept online applications through either the Common App or the Coalition Application. 
  • School Report with Official Transcript.
  • Teacher Evaluations.
  • English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Tuition Fee

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    59384 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 59384 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oberlin

1070 - 1765 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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