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University of Washington

Department of Linguistics

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Linguistics is located in Seattle, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Romance linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Romance linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Computational linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
23
Accepted
28%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 2
Male (7)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Syntax, phonology, semantics, phonetics, sociolinguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,200

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Julia R. Herschensohn
Phone: 206-543-2100