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Computational Linguistics

Tulane University

12 months
1093 USD/credit 32790 USD/year
1093 USD/credit 32790 USD/year
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Computational Linguistics offered by Tulane University is a field that appeals to students with a zeal for both linguistics and computer science and a passion for developing ideas at the intersection of these fields.



The Computational Linguistics program offered by Tulane University relies on the resources of the linguistics program and the department of computer science. Students studying computational linguistics will focus on the scientific study of language from a computational perspective, in which opportunities abound in many growing fields in today’s job market, such as:

  • Automated text analysis
  • Speech recognition
  • Information retrieval
  • Web search
  • Machine translation
  • "Big Data"
  • Cryptography
  • Computer security

The program admits a small-sized class size of three to five, composed of (i) Tulane undergraduate students with a background in either linguistics, computer science or the study of language who are admitted into the 4+1 program, and (ii) external outstanding students, preferably with an undergraduate degree in linguistics, computer science or the study of a language.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dialectology
  • Syntactic Theory
  • Linguistic Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Discourse Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution may be offered admission to the School of Liberal Arts graduate program if their academic record and personal attributes indicate the ability to pursue advanced study successfully.
  • Applications must be submitted online; paper applications are no longer accepted. The application fee is $50 payable by credit card or checking account transfer at the time the application is submitted.
  • The online application system will not allow an applicant to submit an application until all information on the application form is complete and required documents are attached to application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1093 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1093 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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