General Admission

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EALC Appl Info-2014

Requirements for Admission

*Application deadline is January 1; applications must be complete by that date.

* Click here to view Graduate College Application Instructions

* Click here to apply to the Graduate College at Illinois. You will be asked to select a citizenship category and directed to the appropriate instructions, supplemental application forms, fees, and application.

* If you have further questions about admissions to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies.


Associate Professor Makoto Hayashi, Ph.D.
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
707 S. Mathews, Rm. 2056
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-244-1432
FAX: 217-244-2223, e-mail: mhayashi@illinois.edu

* For questions about application procedures, please contact Lynn Stanke at Graduate Services.

Lynn Stanke
Graduate Student Services Office
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
707 S. Mathews, Rm. 3070
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-6269
email: stanke@illinois.edu

Applicants to the graduate program must submit a completed application for admission, including three letter of reference from faculty members, advisers, or recent employers; Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical); and full transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed. Applicants are expected have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.3 (A=4.0) or the equivalent for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework and any graduate work previously completed. Applicants are expected to have a strong background in at least one East Asian language; normally, this means a minimum two years of formal study. Students whose native language is not English must score 103 or above on the TOEFL iBT to be eligible for admission with full-graduate standing.

 

Note: Financial aid awards are contingent upon passing an approved test of spoken English. For details on approved tests and minimum acceptable scores, visit the web site of the Center for Teaching Excellence       http://cte.illinois.edu/testing/oral_eng/main.html. Foreign students should take an appropriate test at the earliest possible date, ideally before applying to the Program. Doing so will expedite acceptance and financial aid decisions and speed up the visa application process. Note that applications and test scores may be submitted separately.

Please note: The application deadline for full consideration is January 1 for Fall admission. (East Asian Languages and Cultures does not accept Spring admissions.)