Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Master’s MA LING Fall* May 11, 2021
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 15, 2020 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Elliott Moreton (
Graduate Coordinator TBD
Address Department of Linguistics
CB# 3155, Smith Building
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone 919-962-1192
Test Requirements
GRE (general) score within last 5 years
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

Writing Sample – a class paper or other sample of your academic writing

Information about the Hispanic Linguistics dual degree program (MA/PhD) can be found here.

For full consideration for financial aid, please submit your application by December 15, 2020.

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with department is admission for other semesters considered.