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Boston University MA in Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Foreign Languages & Linguistics is a program of study at Boston University. The school offers a master’s degree in the area. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the master’s degree program in foreign languages and linguistics, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Foreign Languages & Linguistics from Boston U Cost?

$57,666 Average Tuition and Fees

Boston U Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Boston U was $1,777 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $56,854 $56,854
Fees $812 $812

Does Boston U Offer an Online MA in Foreign Languages & Linguistics?

Online degrees for the Boston U foreign languages and linguistics master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Boston U Online Learning page.

Boston U Master’s Student Diversity for Foreign Languages & Linguistics

9 Master's Degrees Awarded
88.9% Women
22.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 9 master’s degrees in foreign languages and linguistics awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 88.9% of the students who received their MA in foreign languages and linguistics in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 64.9%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 22.2% of the foreign languages and linguistics master’s degrees at Boston U in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 28%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 4
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

MA in Foreign Languages & Linguistics Focus Areas at Boston U

Foreign Languages & Linguistics students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 6
Romance Languages 3


*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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