Admissions

Applying to MARSEA

We welcome applicants with a strong academic record and demonstrated interest in the Asia-Pacific region, including advanced competency in at least one Asian language (third-year level and above for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, and second-year level for Tibetan).  Our students come from all over the world, and have a broad range of personal, educational, and professional backgrounds.

  • Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are now open

  • Fall 2021 Application Deadline: February 4th, 2021

          ***Due to COVID-19, the GRE exam will be optional as an admissions requirement for Fall 2021 MA applicants.

All students admitted during a given year begin the program in the fall. The MARSEA program does not have a spring-start admissions cycle.

Ready to apply?  To begin your application, you can open an account through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences online portal.

For more information on the application process, please visit the GSAS website.