67
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Applied linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 9

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 Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
41
Accepted
25
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL:
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 4

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.48%
Black or African American 7.46%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.49%
Two or more races 4.48%
Unknown 4.48%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (0)
Male (5)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Corpus linguistics, second language acquisition, second language literacy, assessment, teacher education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 4099
Atlanta, GA  30302
United States
Contact Dr. Diane C. Belcher
Chair
Email: dbelcher1@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-651-2000
Fax: 404-413-5201