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Brigham Young University

Department of Linguistics

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Linguistics is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English as a second language
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
2 Foreign Languages
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
27
Accepted
24
Enrolled
87%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 90
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.45%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.61%
Asian 8.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.61%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 8
Male (21)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teaching English to speakers of other languages, second language acquisition, computational linguistics, semiotics and semantics, computer-assisted language instruction, forensic linguistics, endangered language documentation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4064 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Norman Evans
Chair
Email: norm_evans@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-8472