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Wayne State University

Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Essay

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
43%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum one year of foreign language; at least one course in linguistics; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Discourse/pragmatics, first language acquisition, historical linguistics, morphology, phonetics/phonology, psycholinguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, sociolinguistics, syntax
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Haiyong Liu
Associate Professor and Director of the Linguistics Program
Email: an1884@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-9937