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University of Texas El Paso

12 months
17102 USD/year
17102 USD/year
7508 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The program in Linguistics at University of Texas El Paso provides broad training in both theoretical and applied linguistics, preparing students for Ph.D. studies in Linguistics, as well as for careers in TESOL and language teaching.

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The Linguistics program at University of Texas El Paso is distinctive in that classes are generally small and the atmosphere supportive, while at the same time the faculty are internationally recognized for their research achievements, which often involve active student collaboration. El Paso's multilingual character and its location on the U.S.-Mexico border make for a fascinating environment for anyone interested in language and language learning. Most El Paso residents are bilingual in English and Spanish. German and Korean are often overheard, and there are Apache- and Tarahumara-speaking communities nearby.

Learning outcomes

The study of Linguistics often begins at the graduate level. The research strengths of the department include the areas of phonology, syntax, lexicography, historical linguistics, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, Spanish linguistics, English linguistics, and TESOL. Graduate students in these areas have the opportunity to work with members of the linguistics faculty in producing original work contributing to the body of linguistic knowledge .


The University of Texas at El Paso is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral level degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Linguistic Analysis
  • Generative Syntax
  • Phonology
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Seminar in Special Topics in Linguistic
  • Principles of Linguistic Analysis
  • Second Language Teaching--English
  • Generative Syntax
  • Pedagogical Issues in English Structure
  • English Historical Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Fall International deadline: 01 March


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume / CV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Diploma certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17102 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17102 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7508 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for El Paso

888 - 1646 USD /month
Living costs

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