Students apply to graduate programs in Linguistics at Northwestern through The Graduate School (TGS). Please familiarize yourself with its admission process.
The departmental application deadline is November 30th for admission the following Fall Quarter: All applications materials must be received by this date.
All applicants must apply online via TGS’s Admissions and Recruitment system (CollegeNET), submitting the following materials:
- Statement Of Purpose
- Writing Sample
- Official Transcripts (from all universities attended)
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Scores
- TOEFL or IELTS Scores (for international students only)
- Letters of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vita/Resume
For additional details about the application process, read the Application Procedure.
For further questions, see our Frequently Asked Questions.