Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
16
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Linguistics Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1, Required and essay, oral defense
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesadmission to Graduate School; strong academic record, especially in fields relevant to linguistics; minimum one year foreign language; at least one course in linguistics; statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

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 awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhonology, syntax, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, psycholinguistics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Ljiljana Progovac

Professor and Director, Linguistics Program

Phone: 313-577-7553
Email: progovac@wayne.edu

Dr. Martha Ratliff

Professor and Student Advisor, Linguistics Program

Phone: 313-577-7646
Email: ac6000@wayne.edu


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