For prospective graduate students

We are not currently accepting new applications for the PhD Program in Applied Linguistics.

For information about our new MA program in Linguistics, click here.

Please visit the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GRS) for general information about applying to BU graduate programs:

Note: The online application for admission to the MA in Linguistics program in September 2017 will be available from the Graduate School website after September 1, 2016. Please wait until at least then to submit your application. The application deadline for September admission is February 1, 2017.

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