48 months
Duration
62420 USD/year
62420 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Religion program at the Reed College is about an integral part of the liberal arts. The aims of the curriculum are two: to introduce students to the various religious traditions of the world—Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism, for example—and to acquaint students with a variety of recognized methodologies employed in the study of religion.

Overview

The Religion program at the Reed College has courses that serve both to develop in students the capacity for critical assessment of religious thought and action, and to provide an adequate grounding for independent, analytic inquiry into the history of religious traditions.

Outcomes

The curriculum of the department reflects the staff’s commitment to a diversity of approaches in religious studies. Majors in religion are expected to be familiar with this methodological and theoretical spectrum, and to concentrate upon particular approaches in their research.

While the study of religion is an independent academic field, the department encourages the pursuit of interdisciplinary work in philosophy, classics, literature, history, anthropology, sociology, psychology, and other fields.

Besides providing the foundation for a liberal education, a major in religion can prepare students for advanced study in the field, for the ministry, or for other vocations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Religion and Philosophy in Preimperial China
  • The Rise and Formation of Islam
  • Islam in the Modern World
  • Hinduism
  • South Asian Buddhism
  • Christianity: The First Seven Centuries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
110

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
110

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application
  • Reed Writing Supplement
  • Self-reported SAT or ACT scores if available (neither will be used in our evaluation)
  • School Report (completed by your counselor; this form is available through the Common Application)
  • Counselor recommendation
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (for any college you have attended, whether or not you want credit for those courses at Reed)
  • Two Teacher Evaluations (from two different academic disciplines; must be different from the counselor recommendation, as well)
  • Early Decision Agreement
  • (ED I and ED II applicants only, must be signed by the applicant, parent/guardian, and high school counselor)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    62420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62420 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    62420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62420 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Our partners

Religion
-
Reed College

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!