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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Linguistics is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Linguistics
Master of Science (MS) Interdisciplinary computational linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Exam, project, or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
34
Accepted
12
Enrolled
77%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

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
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.64%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.82%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.82%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Typology, psycholinguistics/experimental linguistics, syntax, semantics, language documentation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
417,386

Location & Contact

Address 609 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Jeff Good
Associate Professor/Chair
Email: jcgood@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2177
Fax: 716-645-3825

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