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Cornell University

Field of Linguistics

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Linguistics is located in Ithaca, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Germanic linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Semantics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Germanic linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) East Asian linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Applied linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Indo-European linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Second language acquisition
Master of Arts (MA) Phonological theory
Master of Arts (MA) English linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Indo-European linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Phonological theory
Master of Arts (MA) Semantics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Southeast Asian linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) General linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Slavic linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociolinguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Southeast Asian linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Sociolinguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) General linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Romance linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Syntactic theory
Master of Arts (MA) Phonetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Phonetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) South Asian linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Syntactic theory
Master of Arts (MA) Romance linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Slavic linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) South Asian linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) East Asian linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Second language acquisition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend 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 Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
16
Accepted
11
Enrolled
16%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.9%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Phonology and phonetics, syntax and semantics, historical linguistics, philosophy of language, language acquisition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-1105