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

2 Colleges in New Jersey
19 Master's Degrees
Linguistics & Comparative Literature is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #97 most popular master's degree program in the country. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in New Jersey 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 19 master's degrees in linguistics and comparative literature during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Average Earnings

To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their master's degree from the school. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their master's degree is to enable themselves to find better-paying positions.

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 and comparative literature students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of linguistics and comparative literature students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • 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.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for linguistics and comparative literature to pay back their student loans after receiving their master's degree.
  • 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 schools for linguistics and comparative literature students working on their master's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

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 New Jersey.

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

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

Top New Jersey Schools for a Master's in Comparative Literature

#1

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ
12 Annual Graduates

Any student who is interested in a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature needs to look into Montclair State University. Montclair State is a very large public university located in the suburb of Montclair.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from Montclair State University

2 Annual Graduates

Rutgers University - New Brunswick is a wonderful decision for individuals pursuing a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature. Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large public university located in the city of New Brunswick.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 249 174
Pennsylvania 238 28
Maryland 190 3
District of Columbia 151 33
Delaware 88 12

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Linguistics & Comparative Literature is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.

Comparative Literature Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics 12
Comparative Literature 7

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 38
East Asian Languages 9
Classical Languages & Literature 8
Germanic Languages 5
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian 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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