48 months
23940 USD/year
13890 USD/year
7716 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Religious Studies offered by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania will help you understand the relationship between religion and politics, economics, and social structures.


Religious Studies offered by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania will help you explore the phenomenon of religion in daily life. In the process, you may also discover new career options, as our nonsectarian method of study enables you to develop critical thinking skills that lead to a deeper comprehension of the world and national cross-cultural events. It’s also an ideal choice if you are contemplating a double major or a minor.

The interdisciplinary nature of religious studies is excellent preparation for many careers. The program is valuable for those planning to teach about religions or religious studies in schools at the primary, secondary, or college level. The program also provides an excellent background for graduates planning to enter Catholic, Jewish, or Protestant seminaries.


  • Ministers
  • Priests 
  • Rabbis
  • International Relations and Development
  • Religious Education
  • Religious Journalism
  • Religious Broadcasting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Religions
  • Comparative Religious Ethics
  • Methodologies of Religious Studies
  • Religion: China and Japan
  • Internship in Religious Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you begin the process as soon as possible to ensure that your materials can be received, evaluated, and forwarded to IUP in a timely manner.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $25 Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11970 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    13890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6945 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3858 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Indiana

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.


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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