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2022 Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in Ohio

2 Colleges in Ohio
26 Master's Degrees
a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #97 out of 326 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 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in Ohio to determine which ones were the best for linguistics and comparative literature students pursuing a master's degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 26 master's degrees in linguistics and comparative literature during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of master's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their master's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

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 and comparative literature students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other linguistics and comparative literature students want to attend this school to pursue a master's degree.
  • 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.
  • Student Debt - How much debt linguistics and comparative literature students go into to obtain their master's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized linguistics and comparative literature related body.

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

More Ways to Rank Linguistics & Comparative Literature Schools

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

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Linguistics & Comparative Literature in Ohio

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

Top Ohio Schools for a Master's in Comparative Literature

4 Annual Graduates

Every student who is interested in a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature needs to check out Ohio State University - Main Campus. Located in the large city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from Ohio State University - Main Campus

Kent State University at Kent is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature. Located in the large suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public university with a fairly large student population.

Students who graduate with their master's from the comparative literature program report average early career wages of $37,700.

More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from Kent State University at Kent

Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Illinois 219 95
Michigan 203 29
Indiana 181 22
Wisconsin 166 15

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One of 17 majors within the Foreign Languages & Linguistics area of study, Linguistics & Comparative Literature has other similar majors worth exploring.

Comparative Literature Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Language Translation 16
Applied Linguistics 6
Linguistics 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 44
Germanic Languages 7
East Asian Languages 6
Classical Languages & Literature 6
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 4
Second Language Learning 4

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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