Undergraduate Admissions

We welcome your application to our department, and hope you can join our community of scholars!

The Department of Linguistics recognizes that it operates on the territory of the Seneca Nation, a member of the Haudenosaunee/Six Nations Confederacy. Because of this, it places a special priority on supporting research on Haudenosaunee languages that is in line with its overall mission and, in particular, research led by members of the Haudenosaunee nations.

Incoming freshman or undergraduate transfer applicants who are interested in pursuing linguistics study must first apply and be accepted to the University at Buffalo. All relevant information, including admissions criteria, the online application, dates and deadlines, and standardized test score requirements, can be found by visiting UB Undergraduate Admissions.

How to Apply

Current undergraduate students who are interested in majoring (Bachelor of Arts) or minoring in linguistics study must complete an application. The department offers a general Linguistics BA, Computational Linguistics BS and minor in Linguistics.

Additionally, students may major or minor in ChineseGermanJapanese or Korean. Thirty-six credits are required to complete the major, eighteen credits to complete the minor.

With questions about the undergraduate application process, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies.