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University of Massachusetts - Boston MA in Applied Linguistics

Applied Linguistics is a concentration offered under the linguistics and comparative literature major at University of Massachusetts - Boston. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in applied linguistics, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Applied Linguistics from UMass Boston Cost?

$18,938 Average Tuition and Fees

UMass Boston Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at UMass Boston paid an average of $1,499 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $768 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $18,433 $35,980
Fees $505 $505

Does UMass Boston Offer an Online MA in Applied Linguistics?

Online degrees for the UMass Boston applied 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 UMass Boston Online Learning page.

UMass Boston Master’s Student Diversity for Applied Linguistics

47 Master's Degrees Awarded
70.2% Women
21.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 47 master’s degrees in applied 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 master’s degree in applied linguistics in 2019-2020, 70.2% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 74.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 21.3% of the applied linguistics master’s degrees at UMass Boston in 2019-2020. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 23%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 7
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 33
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 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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