Master of Arts in Religious Studies

University of the West

Rosemead, California, USA
Master of Arts in Religious Studies
Duration1 Year
LevelMasters Program
  • University of the West’s Department of Religious Studies offers a one year master’s degree in Religious Studies
  • Students are offered two areas of concentration – Buddhist Studies and Comparative Religious Studies
  • Students acquire a critical appreciation and mastery of Buddhist thought and traditions and an increased familiarity with non-Buddhist traditions and contemporary critical theory
  • Graduates become familiar with contemporary critical theory in the academic study of religion and the doctrines of different religious belief systems
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees671025 INR
Hostel & Meals612286 INR
Insurance160835 INR
Application fee7324 INR
Student Association Fee3662 INR
Id Card1831 INR
Housing Application Fee 3662 INR
Total789600 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Bachelor's degree required
ExamsTOEFL: 79
Reading &Listening-19, Writing-20, Speaking-21
Reading & Listening-5.5, Speaking & Writing-6.5
Additional info

•Official transcripts •3 LOR •Statement of Purpose (double spaced, 500-600 words, describing interest in a specific area at University of the West and goals beyond achieving an advanced degree, why the applicant chose to study at University of the West, interest and/or research, and personals goals or aspirations •Resume •Proof of finances required

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