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2023 Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

14 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
415 Bachelor's Degrees
Linguistics is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #139 most popular bachelor's degree program in the country. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

College Factual looked at 14 colleges and universities when compiling its 2023 Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 415 bachelor's degrees in linguistics during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Linguistics School for Your Bachelor's Degree

Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region Your choice of linguistics for getting your bachelor's degree school matters. Important measures of a quality linguistics program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

Quality Overall Is Important

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 much a school focuses on linguistics students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other linguistics students want to attend this school to pursue a bachelor's degree.
  • 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 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 bachelor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The linguistics school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region.

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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

10 Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools for a Bachelor's in Linguistics

#1

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
28 Annual Graduates

Georgetown University is a good option for individuals interested in a bachelor's degree in linguistics. Located in the large city of Washington, Georgetown is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Georgetown University

#2

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA
5 Annual Graduates

Bucknell University is a good decision for individuals pursuing a bachelor's degree in linguistics. Located in the distant town of Lewisburg, Bucknell is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Bucknell University

#3

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
16 Annual Graduates

Any student who is interested in a bachelor's degree in linguistics needs to take a look at Cornell University. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Ithaca.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Cornell University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
28 Annual Graduates

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is a wonderful option for students pursuing a bachelor's degree in linguistics. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Pitt is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
21 Annual Graduates

UMCP is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of College Park.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Maryland - College Park

#6

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
15 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Rochester, University of Rochester is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Rochester

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
12 Annual Graduates

UD is a very large public university located in the suburb of Newark.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Delaware

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
32 Annual Graduates

Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large public university located in the small city of New Brunswick.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Rutgers University - New Brunswick

#9

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
39 Annual Graduates

Located in the large suburb of Stony Brook, SUNY Stony Brook is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Stony Brook University

#10

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY
30 Annual Graduates

Located in the medium-sized suburb of Vestal, Binghamton University is a public university with a large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Binghamton University

Best Linguistics Colleges by State

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 707 197
Pennsylvania 698 77
Maryland 370 21
New Jersey 351 80
District of Columbia 226 28
Delaware 224 12

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One of 5 majors within the Linguistics & Comparative Literature area of study, Linguistics has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 192
Comparative Literature 100
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 8

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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