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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Linguistics

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Linguistics is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
31
Accepted
7
Enrolled
65%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.77%
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theory and methods, second language acquisition, pidgin and Creole languages, cognitive grammar
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3232 Faner Hall
Carbondale, IL  62901
United States
Contact Vicki Carstens
Chair
Email: carstensv@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-3418