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Overview for East Asian Studies

A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of East Asia, defined as including China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Tibet, related borderlands and island groups, and including the study of the East Asian diasporas overseas.

Careers for East Asian Studies Majors

A major in East Asian Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in East Asian Studies

Top 50 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of East Asian Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
Highly Selective$38,012 
Wittenberg University
Springfield, OH
Moderately Selective$34,190 
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Highly Selective- 
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Ursinus College
Collegeville, PA
Moderately Selective$38,670 
Lawrence University
Appleton, WI
Moderately Selective$34,596 
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Most Selective$40,092 
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Highly Selective$38,062 
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Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
Highly Selective$39,780 
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
Most Selective$40,594 
Smith College
Northampton, MA
Highly Selective$37,758 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.