48 months
29736 USD/year
29736 USD/year
12536 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Asian Studies program of Rutgers University was established in 1969 to cultivate, promote, and coordinate the study of all aspects of Asia.


Majoring in Asian Studies from Rutgers University prepares you for the future!

The Asian Studies program of Rutgers University gives students the option of taking Asia-related courses drawn from a wide variety of disciplines, including Anthropology, Art History, Comparative Literature, Economics, History, Political Science, and Religion.

Majors in Asian Studies will acquire an interdisciplinary knowledge of Asia through a wide range of course offerings in the humanities and social science disciplines such as: Asian languages, literature, visual culture, history, religion, economics, political science, art history, geography, anthropology, sociology, musicology and linguistics. Students will develop critical skills in analyzing and interpreting texts from these disciplines and acquire competency necessary for continuing on to graduate study or employment requiring such knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Filipino
  • Elementary Vietnamese
  • Intermediate Tagalog/culture
  • Intermediate Vietnamese
  • East Asian Civilizations: Premodern Era
  • Heroism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 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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