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Most Popular Schools for Islamic Studies Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on Islam as preached by the Prophet Muhammad in 6th century Arabia and subsequently interpreted and elaborated by Islamic scholars and others; together with the cultural and social milieu related to the faith in various periods, localities, and branches. Includes instruction in Islamic scripture and related written authorities and commentaries


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Zaytuna College 10 100% $37,360
2 Columbia International University 8 3% $36,150
3 George Washington University 6 0% $71,930
4 American Islamic College 5 100% N/A
5 Boston College 4 0% $73,092
6 Ohio University-Main Campus 3 0% $28,986
7 Claremont School of Theology 3 8% N/A
8 The University of Texas at Austin 2 0% $26,506
9 Columbia University in the City of New York 1 0% $76,856
10 Hartford Seminary 1 2% N/A
11 Villanova University 1 0% $70,728
12 University of California-Los Angeles 1 0% $34,620
13 Connecticut College 1 0% $71,970

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Islamic Studies program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.