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

2 Colleges in Wisconsin
19 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.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 2 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in Wisconsin ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 19 master's degrees in linguistics and comparative literature to qualified students.

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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 complete 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

The comparative literature 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 & Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in Wisconsin.

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

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

Top Wisconsin Schools for a Master's in Comparative Literature

#1

Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI
4 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature needs to take a look at Marquette University. Marquette is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Milwaukee.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from Marquette University

15 Annual Graduates

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature. UWM is a very large public university located in the city of Milwaukee.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Illinois 219 95
Michigan 203 29
Ohio 195 41
Indiana 181 22

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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
Modern Languages 9
Linguistics 6
Language Translation 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 21
East Asian Languages 7
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 2
Classical Languages & Literature 2
Germanic Languages 1

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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