Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hofstra University

Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
85%
15%
student ratio
39
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
82%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Linguistics Master of Arts (MA) [forensic linguistics]
    • Applied Linguistics (TESOL) Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 35
    • Accepted 29
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesBachelor's degree in related area, interview, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, scholarships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchApplication of linguistics to forensic data; interrogation techniques and invalid confessions; authorship analysis; forensic linguistically enhanced threat assessment; second language acquisition, second language writing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Programs in Forensic Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Robert Leonard

Program Director

Phone: 516-463-5440
Email: cllral@hofstra.edu

Sunil Samuel

Assistant Vice President of Admissions

Phone: 516-463-4723
Fax: 516-463-4664
Email: graduateadmission@hofstra.edu


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