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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign BA in Linguistics

Linguistics is a concentration offered under the linguistics and comparative literature major at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 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 UIUC Cost?

$17,213 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

UIUC Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at UIUC paid an average of $1,079 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $605 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $14,317 $33,824
Fees $2,896 $2,896
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $12,252 $12,252
On Campus Other Expenses $2,500 $2,500

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Does UIUC Offer an Online BA in Linguistics?

UIUC does not offer an online option for its linguistics bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UIUC Online Learning page.

UIUC Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Linguistics

23 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
65.2% Women
30.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 23 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

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in linguistics in 2019-2020, 65.2% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 68.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 30.4% of linguistics bachelor’s degree recipients at UIUC in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 37%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 15
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Comparative Literature 2

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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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