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University of New Mexico

Program in Linguistics

Albuquerque, NM

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University of New Mexico

Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Linguistics is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Statistics through analysis of variance; knowledge of structure of a non-Indo European language

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
34%

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 December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in linguistics or equivalent, paper of publishable quality, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.26%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.56%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.56%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive-functional linguistics, signed language linguistics, Native American languages of the Southwest, language acquisition, language in interaction (discourse, prosody)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
121,296

Location & Contact

Address Albuquerque, NM  87131-2039
United States
Contact Dr. Caroline Smith
Chair
Email: caroline@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-6353
Fax: 505-277-6355

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