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2023 Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the New England Region

6 Colleges in the New England Region
214 Bachelor's Degrees
If you plan on getting your bachelor's degree in linguistics, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #139 in the country in terms of popularity. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

College Factual reviewed 6 schools in the New England Region to determine which ones were the best for bachelor's degree seekers in the field of linguistics. Combined, these schools handed out 214 bachelor's degrees in linguistics to qualified students.

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 New England 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. 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 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 consider a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host 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 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 colleges 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 New England Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Linguistics in the New England Region

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in linguistics.

Top New England Region Schools for a Bachelor's in Linguistics

#1

Boston University

Boston, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
19 Annual Graduates

Boston University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in linguistics. Located in the large city of Boston, Boston U is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Boston University

#2

Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
18 Annual Graduates

Every student who is interested in a bachelor's degree in linguistics has to look into Brandeis University. Brandeis is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Waltham.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Brandeis University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
39 Annual Graduates

University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a bachelor's degree in linguistics. UMass Amherst is a very large public university located in the suburb of Amherst.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Massachusetts Amherst

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
13 Annual Graduates

University of Connecticut is a good option for individuals interested in a bachelor's degree in linguistics. UCONN is a very large public university located in the large suburb of Storrs.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Connecticut

#5

Gordon College

Wenham, MA
14 Annual Graduates

Gordon College is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large suburb of Wenham.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Gordon College

14 Annual Graduates

UNH is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of Durham.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Best Linguistics Colleges by State

Explore the best linguistics schools for a specific state in the New England Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 581 120
Connecticut 341 20
Rhode Island 307 7
Vermont 289 15
Maine 281 25
New Hampshire 276 27

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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
Comparative Literature 81
Modern Languages 26
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 3

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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