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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University
Applied Linguistics
Applied Linguistics
in the Department of Arts & Humanities
in the Department of Arts & Humanities

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Arts & Humanities

Teachers College, Columbia University

Welcome to the Applied Linguistics Program

Admission Information ◊ How to Apply and Application Deadlines

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Important

All application materials must be sent directly to the Teachers College Office of Admissions not theTESOL/Applied Linguistics office. This includes recommendation letters, transcripts, test scores, and any other materials being used in the application. The address for the Office of Admissions is:

Office of Admissions
Teachers College, Columbia University
Box 302
525 W 120th Street
New York, NY 10027

 

                                                                                 

Degree

Spring semester

Fall semester

M.A.

FALL ADMITTANCE ONLY
     

Jan. 15 (priority); April 15 (final)

Ed.M./Ed.D.

Nov. 1

Jan. 2 (priority); April 1 (final)


To apply, submit the following information:

1. the actual application and application fee found online at Online Application
(NOTE- paper applications are no longer accepted and will not be mailed out).

2. a personal statement

3. a current resume or c.v.

4. official transcripts from your university (and from you M.A./M.S. if you are applying to the Ed.M. and Ed.D. degrees)

5. For MA applicants: submit 2 letters of reference
    For Ed.M. and Ed.D. applicants: submit 3 letters of reference

6. For non-native speakers of English: you will need to submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores that are less than 2 years old and meet our minimum scoring requirements:

Students must have the following minimum scores before the rest of their application will be reviewed:

                                                                                                                                                               

 

TOEFL iBT

IELTS

Total Minimum Overall Score:

102

7

Minimum Speaking Score

26

7

Minimum Writing Score

26

7

Minimum Listening Score

25

7

Minimum Reading Score

25

7


 Students must meet the minimum scoring   criteria IN EACH SECTION in addition to the overall minimum score. Please note that paper-based and computer-based TOEFL scores are no longer accepted.

Requirements for who must take the TOEFL or IELTS:

Our   policy is that all non-native English speakers who did NOT go to junior   high school, high school, and university consecutively at an   English-medium school in an English-speaking country MUST take the TOEFL   or IELTS. These test scores must (a) meet our minimum scoring above and   (b) be less than two years old.

7. For Ed.M. and Ed.D. applicants ONLY: a writing sample that demonstrates your English academic writing ability and your potential to do research.