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2023 Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region

16 Colleges in the Far Western US Region
663 Bachelor's Degrees
a bachelor's degree in linguistics is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #139 out of 1232 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 16 schools in the Far Western US Region to determine which ones were the best for linguistics students pursuing a bachelor's degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 663 bachelor's degrees in linguistics during the 2020-2021 academic year.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

Choosing a Great Linguistics School for Your Bachelor's Degree

Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region The linguistics bachelor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a bachelor's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we include a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of various 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 bachelor'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 schools for linguistics students working on their bachelor'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 Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region 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 Linguistics in the Far Western US Region

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for linguistics students seeking a a bachelor's degree.

10 Top Far Western US Region Schools for a Bachelor's in Linguistics

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
25 Annual Graduates

University of California - Los Angeles is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in linguistics. UCLA is a very large public university located in the large city of Los Angeles.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - Los Angeles

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
53 Annual Graduates

University of California - Berkeley is one of the best schools in the country for getting a bachelor's degree in linguistics. Located in the midsize city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - Berkeley

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
67 Annual Graduates

University of California - Santa Barbara is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in linguistics. UCSB is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of Santa Barbara.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - Santa Barbara

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
53 Annual Graduates

It's hard to beat University of Washington - Seattle Campus if you wish to pursue a bachelor's degree in linguistics. UW Seattle is a fairly large public university located in the city of Seattle.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Washington - Seattle Campus

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
44 Annual Graduates

UC Davis is a fairly large public university located in the small suburb of Davis.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - Davis

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
74 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of La Jolla, UCSD is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - San Diego

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
33 Annual Graduates

Located in the small city of Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - Santa Cruz

36 Annual Graduates

UCR is a fairly large public university located in the city of Riverside.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of California - Riverside

#9

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
17 Annual Graduates

Located in the midsize city of Eugene, UO is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Oregon

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
33 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of Long Beach, CSULB is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from California State University - Long Beach

Best Linguistics Colleges by State

Explore the best linguistics schools for a specific state in the Far Western US Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 643 485
Washington 521 110
Oregon 343 55
Nevada 201 0
Hawaii 172 10
Alaska 87 3

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Comparative Literature 322
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 142
Modern Languages 49
Applied Linguistics 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.

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