Hindi-Urdu

Note: The universities listed below offer courses that may teach Hindi and Urdu together and/or teach certain levels together while other levels are taught separately.

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Barnard College

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Cultures – South Asia Track

URL: https://amec.barnard.edu/

Tuition/Fees: https://barnard.edu/bursar/tuition-and-fees

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu course taught at Columbia University but available to Barnard College students through university agreement. Elementary and intermediate Hindi-Urdu courses taught together but advanced courses are taught separately.

Boston University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of World Languages and Literatures

URL: https://www.bu.edu/wll/

Tuition/Fees: https://www.bu.edu/admissions/admitted/tuition-and-fees/

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu, Urdu, and Hindi courses available. Regular classes of Hindi-Urdu are offered at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels are taught together. Separate Hindi and Urdu literature courses are available. Directed study is also offered. 

Brigham Young University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year)

Frequency: Fall and winter semester/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Center for Language Studies

URLhttps://cls.byu.edu/

Tuition/Feeshttps://finserve.byu.edu/content/tuition-and-general-fees

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses taught together.

Brown University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Center for Contemporary South Asia

URL: https://www.brown.edu/academics/language-studies/courses/hndi

Tuition/Fees: https://www.brown.edu/admission/undergraduate/apply/tuition-fees-and-financial-aid-filing-deadlines

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses taught together.

Harvard University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of South Asian Studies

URL: https://sas.fas.harvard.edu/
https://sas.fas.harvard.edu/hindi-urdu

Tuition/Fees: https://college.harvard.edu/financial-aid/how-aid-works/cost-attendance

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses taught together. All classes together, after 3 years there is a class focusing in just Urdu.

Johns Hopkins University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Krieger School of Arts & Sciences (Baltimore) – Center for Language Education, School of Advanced International Studies (Washington DC) – South Asian Languages Program

URL: http://krieger.jhu.edu/cle/language-programs/hindi/
https://www.sais-jhu.edu/graduate-studies/areas-of-study/hindi-urdu#overview

Tuition/Fees: https://www.jhu.edu/admissions/tuition/

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses offered at the elementary and intermediate levels at the School of Advanced International Studies (Washington DC). For just Hindi courses at an elementary, intermediate, and/or advanced levels, they are offered at the Center for Language Education (Baltimore).

Loyola University - Chicago

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Modern Languages and Literatures – Asian Languages and Literatures

URLhttps://www.luc.edu/modernlang/index.shtml

Tuition/Feeshttps://www.luc.edu/bursar/tuition.shtml

Additional Info: Offers Urdu separately and Hindi-Urdu courses. Hindi-Urdu is offered at the elementary and intermediate levels.

New York State University - Buffalo

Levels: Elementary (1st year)

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Asian Studies Program

URL: http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/linguistics/undergraduate/non-degree-granting-languages.html  &  https://catalog.buffalo.edu/courses/hindi.html

Tuition/Fees: http://studentaccounts.buffalo.edu/tuition/index.php

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses taught together.

North Carolina State University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

URL: https://fll.chass.ncsu.edu/hindi-urdu/

Tuition/Fees: https://studentservices.ncsu.edu/your-money/tuition-and-fees/

Additional Info:Online and script courses taught separately for Hindi, Urdu, but majority of the Hindi-Urdu language is taught together.

Northwestern University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

URL: http://www.alc.northwestern.edu/
            (Search courses)

Tuition/Fees: http://admissions.northwestern.edu/tuition-aid/

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses taught together.

Oakton Community College

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: Yes, see additional info

Department/Program: Department of Modern Languages

URL: https://www.oakton.edu/academics/all_credit_courses/index.php?area=Hindi-Urdu#listings

Tuition/Fees: https://www.oakton.edu/admission/costs_financial_aid/tuition_fees/

Additional Info: Beginning Hindi taught separately and Urdu taught separately. Intermediate Hindi and Urdu taught together. Online course also available beginning spring 2018, see link: http://www.oakton.edu/course/index.php?area=Hindi-Urdu#listings

Princeton University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: South Asian Studies Program

URL: http://piirs.princeton.edu/sas

Tuition/Fees: https://admission.princeton.edu/cost-aid/fees-payment-options 

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu, Hindi, and Urdu courses available. Hindi-Urdu offered at elementary and advanced levels and are taught together. Students may study Hindi or Urdu in separate courses at the intermediate level. 

University of Arizona

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: South Asian Studies Program

URL: http://clp.arizona.edu/

Tuition/Fees: Tuition and Program Fee

Additional Info:Offers separate Urdu and Hindi courses. Both Hindi and Urdu are offered at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels.

University of California - San Diego

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Fall, winter, and spring quarter/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Linguistics Department

URLhttp://ling.ucsd.edu/index.html

Tuition/Feeshttps://students.ucsd.edu/finances/financial-aid/budgeting/ 

Additional Info: Only heritage and directed study courses. Hindi-Urdu course available as directed study. Hindi Heritage courses are also available.

University of Hawaii - Manoa

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly 

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures

URL: http://ipll.manoa.hawaii.edu/

Tuition/Fees: http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/tuitionfees/regtuition.htm

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu courses taught together.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Asian Languages and Literatures

URL: https://cla.umn.edu/asian-lang-lit
https://cla.umn.edu/asian-lang-lit/languages/hindi-and-urdu

Tuition/Fees: https://admissions.tc.umn.edu/costsaid/tuition.html

Additional Info: Beginning and intermediate courses taught together. Advanced Hindi-Urdu students are separated for writing and reading components.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of Asian Studies

URL: http://asianstudies.unc.edu/

Tuition/Fees: https://cashier.unc.edu/tuition-fees/

Additional Info: Years one-three are taught together. Additional separate Hindi and Urdu script classes also available.

University of Pennsylvania

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), and Advanced (3rd year and beyond)

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: South Asia Studies Department

URL: https://www.southasia.upenn.edu

Tuition/Fees: http://www.sfs.upenn.edu/paying/cost-of-attendance.htm

Additional Info: Offers Hindi, Urdu, and Hindi-Urdu courses. Hindi-Urdu classes are offered at the elementary level and taught together. Hindi and Urdu courses are then offered separately at the intermediate and advanced levels. 

University of Utah

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year)

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly 

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Department of World Languages and Cultures

URL: https://languages.utah.edu/hindi-urdu/index.php

Tuition/Fees: Tuition, Continued Ed (for non-students, 466.50)
http://admissions.utah.edu/cost/

Additional Info: Hindi and Urdu taught together with Hindi elements taught first, then Urdu language second.

Vanderbilt University

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year), Advanced

Frequency: Fall and spring semester/Yearly 

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: Asian Studies

URL: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/csls/languages/hindi.php

Tuition/Fees: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/financialaid/

Additional Info: Hindi and Urdu taught together at beginner through advanced levels (1-3year formal courses). Independent studies are available at higher levels and for graduate student work.

Wake Forest University

Levels: Beginning, Intermediate

Frequency: Fall and Spring semesters/Yearly

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program:Middle East and South Asia Studies

URL: http://hindiurdu.wfu.edu/

Tuition/Fees: Tuition

 Additional Info: Hindi and Urdu are taught together. 1st semester Elementary Hindi-Urdu & Intermediate Hindi-Urdu is taught every fall; 2nd semester Elementary & Intermediate Hindi-Urdu is taught every spring.

Wellesley College

Levels: Elementary (1st year), Intermediate (2nd year)

Frequency: Yearly, Summer Program in India

Distance/Online: No

Department/Program: South Asian Studies Program

URL: https://www.wellesley.edu/southasiastudies
(Search curriculum)

Tuition/Fees: https://www.wellesley.edu/sfs/cost

Additional Info: Hindi-Urdu taught together.