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

2 Colleges in Missouri
9 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 Missouri to determine which ones were the best for linguistics and comparative literature students pursuing a master's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 9 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 schools 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 Missouri.

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

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

Top Missouri Schools for a Master's in Comparative Literature

5 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature has to look into University of Missouri - Columbia. Located in the midsize city of Columbia, Mizzou is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from University of Missouri - Columbia

4 Annual Graduates

Missouri State University - Springfield is a wonderful option for students pursuing a master's degree in linguistics and comparative literature. Missouri State is a very large public university located in the midsize city of Springfield.More information about a master’s in linguistics and comparative literature from Missouri State University - Springfield

Best Linguistics & Comparative Literature Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 169 2
Iowa 146 17
Kansas 144 12
Nebraska 116 10
North Dakota 100 5

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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 5
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 9
Classical Languages & Literature 8
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 4
Germanic Languages 3
East Asian Languages 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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