Frequently Asked Questions
Would you please send me information about your Ph.D. program in linguistics?
I am interested in applying to your graduate program. Can you send me an application?
What is your application deadline?
What is the institution code for the University of Michigan?
What is the code for linguistics?
One of my recommenders recently informed me that he would not be able to finish his letter by the December 1st deadline. He will be able to complete it and mail it, but it may not make it to the institution by the 1st. I was wondering if that would still be acceptable?
Are GRE scores required for my application?
What is the minimum GPA requirement for admission to your program?
I am an international student and wonder if I have to take the TOEFL?
When are applicants notified of acceptance/rejection?
Do you offer a Master's degree in Linguistics?
Where should the letters of recommendation be sent?
Do letters of recommendation need to be sent directly from the recommender to your department?
I was wondering if it would be acceptable to submit letters of recommendation through my university's Graduate Letter Service? The forms that would be completed by the recommenders would be similar, but not identical, to those with the application.
I am an international applicant. Do I have to complete the University of Michigan Statement and Certification of Finances?
Can you tell me where to find the Letter of Recommendation forms?
What should I submit as my writing sample?
Do you offer fellowships to students?
How many years does it take to complete the program?
Are there funds available outside of the standard funding package available?
Can I find information on housing?
When does UM Linguistics hold the recruitment weekend?
Where do invited candidates stay?