The New York University Linguistics Department has established itself as a top linguistics program in the United States and the world, covering an extensive range of subfields including: phonetics/phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, morphology, neurolinguistics, language acquisition, and computational linguistics.
The Linguistics Department has 18 core faculty members, 1 Global Distinguished professor, and several visiting professors and scholars each year, with 8 laboratories and research groups. Click below for more information about our labs and research groups.
Child Language Lab
Machine Learning for Language Group
Morphology Research Group
Neuroscience of Language Lab
Phonetics and Experimental Phonology Lab
Syntax Research Group
There are 35-40 graduate students and a dynamic undergraduate program offering a linguistics major and minor, as well as six joint majors. The research and study programs offered are interdisciplinary and global with faculty departmental affiliations in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Center for Data Sciences, Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Computer Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Social and Cultural Analysis; and strong connections to NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Accra and NYU Paris.
NYU’s Linguistics Department is housed in an award winning building.