For prospective graduate students

We are launching a brand new Linguistics PhD Program. For information see (We are no longer 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 next application deadline for September admission to the PhD program is January 5, 2020, and for the MA program, is early February, 2020.

If you need further information, please send email to