Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Find Schools Near

2023 Best Applied Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools

3 Colleges in the United States
63 Bachelor's Degrees
If you're seeking a Bachelor's Degree in applied linguistics, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #768 one in the country in terms of popularity.This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

College Factual looked at 3 colleges and universities when compiling its 2023 Best Applied Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 63 bachelor's degrees in applied linguistics to qualified students.

Jump to one of the following sections: * Our Methodology

Choosing a Great Applied Linguistics School for Your Bachelor's Degree

Best Applied Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools The applied linguistics bachelor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality applied linguistics program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to applied linguistics students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of applied linguistics students who choose to seek a bachelor's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized applied linguistics related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for applied linguistics students working on their bachelor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Applied Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Applied Linguistics in the United States

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in applied linguistics.

Top Schools for a Bachelor's in Applied Linguistics

19 Annual Graduates

University of California - Santa Cruz is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a bachelor's degree in applied linguistics. UC Santa Cruz is a fairly large public university located in the city of Santa Cruz.More information about a bachelor’s in applied linguistics from University of California - Santa Cruz

4 Annual Graduates

University of California - Irvine is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in applied linguistics. UC Irvine is a very large public university located in the large city of Irvine.More information about a bachelor’s in applied linguistics from University of California - Irvine

Applied Linguistics by Region

View the Best Applied Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

View All Rankings >

Applied Linguistics is one of 5 different types of Linguistics & Comparative Literature programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics 2,324
Modern Languages 2,118
Comparative Literature 637
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 213
Language Translation 46

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Pandit Rahul Sanskrutayan, Banshidhar Mohanty. More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Foreign Language Schools

Find Schools Near You