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University of Southern California BA in Linguistics

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

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

$60,275 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

USC Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at USC paid an average of $1,995 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $59,260 $59,260
Fees $1,015 $1,015
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $16,398 $16,398
On Campus Other Expenses $2,278 $2,278

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Does USC Offer an Online BA in Linguistics?

Online degrees for the USC 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 USC Online Learning page.

USC Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Linguistics

7 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
57.1% Women
57.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 7 bachelor’s degrees in linguistics awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 57.1% of the students who received their BA in linguistics in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 68.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in linguistics at USC in 2019-2020, 57.1% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 37%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 1
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Comparative Literature 2
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 3

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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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