Top East Asian Studies Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

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.

For all the 455 degrees granted in East Asian Studies annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 269 students earning degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 57% percent identify as women and 43% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the country study East Asian Studies, New York has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies is $42,750.

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Top Colleges for East Asian Studies

If you’re thinking about majoring in East Asian Studies, then you should look at these top colleges, including Columbia University in the City of New York, Princeton University and Yale University. Columbia University in the City of New York is our top ranked institution for a degree in East Asian Studies with 17 students graduating with this major annually at the Bachelors degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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