Best South Asian Studies graduate PHD programs - Updated 2020

Students with an interest in South Asian Studies should to one of the University’s degree-granting departments, such as Anthropology, History, Political Science, Economics, or Religious Studies. The Council on South Asian Studies is part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. The South Asian Studies offers programs of study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy and, in exceptional cases, the Master of Arts degrees. While graduate work is tailored to individual intellectual interests, it is the university expectation that all doctoral students will ground their work in primary language materials and participate in interdisciplinary studies of South Asian languages, histories, and cultures.
Ranked as: #2 in Best National University
Tuition: $46,384
State: MA
Acceptance: 4.73%
The South Asian Studies offers programs of study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy and, in exceptional cases, the Master of Arts degrees. While graduate work is tailored to individual intellectual interests, it is the university expectation that all doctoral students will ground their work in primary language materials and participate in interdisciplinary studies of South Asian languages, histories, and cultures. The Department has historic and well-defined courses of graduate study in Sanskrit and Indian Studies and Tibetan and Himalayan Studies.

South Asian Studies

Ranked as: #3 in Best National University
Tuition: $42,100
State: CT
Acceptance: 6.35%
Students with an interest in South Asian Studies should to one of the University’s degree-granting departments, such as Anthropology, History, Political Science, Economics, or Religious Studies. The Council on South Asian Studies is part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. It has been organized to provide guidance to graduate students who desire to use the resources of the departments of the University that offer South Asia-related courses.

Yale MacMillan Center South Asian Studies