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Religious Studies

The City University of New York

48 months
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620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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About

Religious Studies at The City University of New York involves the interdisciplinary investigation of religious concerns throughout history and around the world.

Overview

Religions are studied as text, experience, practice, and theology. Coursework explores themes and questions in comparative religion; religion, literature, and the arts; religion and culture; and religion and philosophy.

The program in Religious Studies at The City University of New York draws on multiple disciplines, including anthropology, art, history, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and language and literature. Students are encouraged to study relevant ancient and medieval works in the original classical Chinese, classical Arabic, biblical Hebrew, and Latin.

Career opportunities

A degree in Religious Studies is of interest to students planning to continue on for theological or ministerial training, religious research, or teaching. Its cross-cultural sensibilities, moral concerns, and linguistic expertise also are useful in such areas as development work, community advocacy, social care and counseling, public policy, journalism, and librarianship.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Essentials of Buddhism
  • Religion, Myth, and Language
  • Religious Meaning
  • Studies in Religion
  • Research Paper

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

international: Ongoing rolling admissions

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English requirement: a minimum TOEFL of 500.
  • Apply to Queens College through the online CUNY application system.
  • Once your application is accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter from Queens College.
  • After acceptance, apply for your I-20 Visa through the Office of International Students and Scholars.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.

Resident

  • Full-time $3,465/semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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