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2023 Best Linguistics Master's Degree Schools in the Southwest Region

6 Colleges in the Southwest Region
40 Master's Degrees
a master's degree in linguistics is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #228 out of 1172 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

College Factual reviewed 6 schools in the Southwest Region to determine which ones were the best for master's degree seekers in the field of linguistics. Combined, these schools handed out 40 master's degrees in linguistics to qualified students.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

Choosing a Great Linguistics School for Your Master's Degree

Best Linguistics Master's Degree Schools in the Southwest Region Your choice of linguistics for getting your master's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Overall Quality Is a Must

The overall quality of a master's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we consider a college's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a combination of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to linguistics students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of linguistics students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized linguistics related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for linguistics students working on their master's degree.

More Ways to Rank Linguistics Schools

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

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Linguistics in the Southwest Region

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

Top Southwest Region Schools for a Master's in Linguistics

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
8 Annual Graduates

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in linguistics. UT Austin is a fairly large public university located in the city of Austin.More information about a master’s in linguistics from The University of Texas at Austin

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
10 Annual Graduates

Arizona State University - Tempe is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a master's degree in linguistics. Located in the city of Tempe, ASU - Tempe is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in linguistics from Arizona State University - Tempe

#3

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
9 Annual Graduates

University of Arizona is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in linguistics. University of Arizona is a fairly large public university located in the city of Tucson.More information about a master’s in linguistics from University of Arizona

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4 Annual Graduates

It's hard to beat The University of Texas at Arlington if you wish to pursue a master's degree in linguistics. UT Arlington is a very large public university located in the city of Arlington.More information about a master’s in linguistics from The University of Texas at Arlington

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in linguistics from University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4 Annual Graduates

UNT is a fairly large public university located in the midsize city of Denton.More information about a master’s in linguistics from University of North Texas

Best Linguistics Colleges by State

Explore the best linguistics colleges for a specific state in the Southwest Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 542 17
Arizona 322 19
New Mexico 160 4

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

Majors Similar to Linguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 30
Applied Linguistics 18
Comparative Literature 10
Language Translation 6

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.

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