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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Linguistics

Pittsburgh, PA


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University of Pittsburgh


University of Pittsburgh / Department of Linguistics is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in linguistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 21.43%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 21.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%


Male (50%)
Female (50%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (4)


Focus of faculty research: Second language acquisition, phonetics, intonation, sociolinguistics, language contact
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2816 Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Shelome Gooden
Phone: 412-624-5922
Fax: 412-624-5520