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Department of Linguistics College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 62
    total students
  • $3,296 | $10,604
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 46%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Linguistics Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and optional
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required, Required and statistics through analysis of variance; knowledge of structure of a non-Indo European language
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 50
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent
    • Doctoral's DegreesMA in linguistics or equivalent, paper of publishable quality, and 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$3,296
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,604
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$628.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students62
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students62
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Full-time Percentage39%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native9%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCognitive-functional linguistics, signed language linguistics, Native American languages of the Southwest, language acquisition, language in interaction (discourse, prosody)
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$233,433

Location & Contact

Department of Linguistics

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-2039
United States

Dr. Caroline Smith

Chair

Phone: 505-277-6353
Fax: 505-277-6355
Email: caroline@unm.edu

Ms. Jessica Slocum

Administrative Assistant III

Phone: 505-277-6353
Fax: 505-277-6355
Email: jslocum@unm.edu



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