All application materials should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions via the online Graduate Application. Use the graduate admission checklist to get started.

  • Deadlines
    • For Fall Admission: Apply by March 1, 5 p.m. EST
    • For Spring Admission: Apply by October 1, 5 p.m. EST
  • Requirements
    • GPA: 3.0 undergraduate
    • GRE: Not Required
    • Applicant Statement / Letter of Intent: Required
    • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters required
    • International Applicants Only: Must submit English Proficiency Scores. Applicants can take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Pearson Test of English (PTE). A total score of 100 on the iBT TOEFL (equivalent to 600 on the paper-based version of the TOEFL), or a score of 6.5 on the IELTS, or a minimum score of 53 on the PTE is required.


    For additional requirements, consult the Graduate Catalog

  • Funding

    Limited financial assistance is available through the Linguistics program. Graduate assistantships are offered based upon availability and are awarded on a competitive basis. These assistantships include a tuition waiver and stipend. Students should indicate their interest in pursuing an assistantship in their Applicant Statement. All inquiries about financial aid should be addressed to the Financial Aid Office, which also awards loans, work-study, and all other financial packages.