48 months
76857 USD/year
76857 USD/year
Tuition fee
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There's no question about the influence Asia has had on world history, as the birthplace of four major religions, written language, cartography and everything from gunpowder to paper. The Asian Studies major is offered at Union College.


Union College's Asian Studies program focuses on the language, culture and art of Asia, with emphasis on China and Japan. Our incredibly diverse faculty members offer courses in many disciplines across the spectrum of the humanities and social sciences—contributing their expertise and passions in everything from music and art history to economics and political science.


Islamic Art and Architecture. Discourses on the Vietnam War. The Turbulent History of Modern Asia. You will select from these and some 70 other courses as you learn both social scientific and humanistic ways of viewing and analyzing the world. You also will develop your individual interests by concentrating on courses that explore a related theme, such as ancient Chinese civilizations, Japan or Asia as a global force.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Arts of China
  • Arts of Japan
  • Arts of India
  • Visual Culture of Communist China, 1919 to Present
  • Art and Religion of the Silk Road

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal essay. The Common App and Coalition App essay prompts are provided below, and Union does not require any additional essays.
  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • First quarter or first trimester senior grades (additional senior grades may be requested)
  • Counselor letter of recommendation
  • Teacher letter of recommendation
  • Standardized Testing

Tuition Fee

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    76857 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 76857 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    76857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 76857 USD per year during 48 months.

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.


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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