78
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Purdue University / School of Languages and Cultures is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French French
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Spanish Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) French French
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) German German education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Spanish Spanish education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German German
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish Spanish
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) French French education
Master of Arts (MA) German German
Master of Arts (MA) Japanese pedagogy

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 600, 160 for new scoring)
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 600, 160 for new scoring)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
19
Accepted
14
Enrolled
39%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 12th December 12th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 600, 160 for new scoring)
Master's Degree Requirements Two writing samples, one in English, one in language (French, German, Japanese, or Spanish); sample recording of English and language of study
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 600, 160 for new scoring)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5 or equivalent; two writing samples, one in English, one in language (French, German, Japanese, or Spanish); sample recording of English and language of study
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.26%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time (44)
Part-time (1)
Male (22)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Linguistics, semiotics, literary criticism, pedagogy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Jennifer M. William
Head
Email: jmwilliam@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-3834