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2023 Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

3 Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region
107 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.

In 2023, College Factual analyzed 3 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 107 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 Rocky Mountains 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 complete 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list to help you make the college decision.

In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region

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

Top Rocky Mountains Region Schools for a Bachelor's in Linguistics

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
42 Annual Graduates

Brigham Young University - Provo is a good choice for students interested in a bachelor's degree in linguistics. BYU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the medium-sized city of Provo.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from Brigham Young University - Provo

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
36 Annual Graduates

University of Colorado Boulder is one of the best schools in the country for getting a bachelor's degree in linguistics. CU - Boulder is a very large public university located in the city of Boulder.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Colorado Boulder

#3

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
20 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat University of Utah if you wish to pursue a bachelor's degree in linguistics. U of U is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Salt Lake City.More information about a bachelor’s in linguistics from University of Utah

Best Linguistics Colleges by State

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 415 62
Colorado 316 43
Montana 212 2

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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 97
Language Translation 14
Comparative Literature 9
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 6
Applied Linguistics 2

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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