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Duke University BA in Linguistics

Linguistics is a concentration offered under the linguistics and comparative literature major at Duke University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major bachelor’s degree program in linguistics, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Linguistics from Duke Cost?

$57,633 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

Duke Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Duke was $1,746 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $55,880 $55,880
Fees $1,753 $1,753
Books and Supplies $1,434 $1,434
On Campus Room and Board $16,026 $16,026
On Campus Other Expenses $1,976 $1,976

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Does Duke Offer an Online BA in Linguistics?

Online degrees for the Duke linguistics bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Duke Online Learning page.

Duke Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Linguistics

9 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
88.9% Women
11.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 9 bachelor’s degrees in linguistics handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 88.9% of the students who received their BA in linguistics in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 68.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in linguistics at Duke in 2019-2020, 11.1% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 37%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 6
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 26

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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