48 months
52950 USD/year
52950 USD/year
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Courses in the Religious Studies program at Allegheny College are divided into three approaches to religion and are further differentiated by five main religious traditions. Religious Studies investigates the sources and texts, history and context, and the nature and relevance of religion embodied in these separate traditions. 


Religious Studies Major Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete a Religious Studies program at Allegheny College should be able to:

  • Recognize and identify similarities and differences among various historical religious cultures and communities and the meaning of those similarities and differences for the religious beliefs and practices of the members of the respective communities;
  • Read and comprehend (in translation) religious literature of various sorts within the context of the historical religious culture which gave rise to that literature and has in turn been shaped by it;
  • Engage in critical analysis of religious phenomena, beliefs, and practices on the one hand, and conflicting interpretations of them on the other, while also recognizing the validity and value of those phenomena, beliefs and practices for those who adhere to them;
  • Appreciate the mutual influence of culture and historical context and a given religious tradition, and how each may affect the other at different times and in different places, while also recognizing the continuity of the faith tradition throughout history;
  • Articulate their own thoughts effectively both orally and in writing, exhibiting command of the preceding abilities in terms appropriate to the academic study of religion.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Religion in the Ancient Near East
  • The New Testament
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Christian Ethics
  • The Qur'an
  • The Hebrew Bible
  • Paul the Apostle

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.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • High School Transcript & College Course Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • English Proficiency Scores
  • Counselor Recommendation / School Report
  • Teacher Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    52950 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 52950 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    52950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52950 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Meadville

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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