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#1

#1 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

56

SAT Score

1,320–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$17,213

Median Starting Salary

$47,438

#2

#2 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Binghamton University
Vestal, NY

Acceptance Rate

42%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,340–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$19,535

Median Starting Salary

$50,534

#3

#3 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

55

SAT Score

950–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$13,742

Median Starting Salary

$52,015

#4

#4 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Acceptance Rate

26%

Annual Degrees Awarded

52

SAT Score

1,260–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$16,874

Median Starting Salary

$46,883

#5

#5 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,150–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,105

Median Starting Salary

$51,866

#6

#6 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,180–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$17,975

Median Starting Salary

$48,642

#7

#7 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Pomona College
Claremont, CA

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$19,962

Median Starting Salary

$46,682

#8

#8 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

50

SAT Score

1,330–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$19,257

Median Starting Salary

$44,506

#9

#9 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN

Acceptance Rate

28%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,360–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$36,095

Median Starting Salary

$54,596

#10

#10 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Rice University
Houston, TX

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,500–1,580

Est. Net Price *

$19,902

Median Starting Salary

$49,084

#11

#11 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$53,928

#12

#12 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA

Acceptance Rate

34%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,390–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$25,688

Median Starting Salary

$56,198

#13

#13 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

50

SAT Score

1,240–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$17,434

Median Starting Salary

$49,259

#14

#14 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Carleton College
Northfield, MN

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,430–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$31,494

Median Starting Salary

$52,635

#15

#15 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$47,342

#16

#16 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

1,290–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$16,111

Median Starting Salary

$46,441

#17

#17 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,320–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$16,999

Median Starting Salary

$45,362

#18

#18 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,280–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$13,521

Median Starting Salary

$49,672

#19

#19 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$48,725

#20

#20 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,160–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,077

Median Starting Salary

$51,322

#21

#21 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$36,991

Median Starting Salary

$46,256

#22

#22 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Boston University
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,370–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$27,829

Median Starting Salary

$53,259

#23

#23 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

44

SAT Score

1,230–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$10,603

Median Starting Salary

$47,382

#24

#24 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Truman State University
Kirksville, MO

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$13,993

Median Starting Salary

$54,508

#25

#25 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Cedarville University
Cedarville, OH

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,140–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$25,462

Median Starting Salary

$56,092

#26

#26 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Reed College
Portland, OR

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,340–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$33,106

Median Starting Salary

$55,796

#27

#27 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,340–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$19,582

Median Starting Salary

$51,420

#28

#28 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,310–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$39,072

Median Starting Salary

$56,727

#29

#29 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$17,180

Median Starting Salary

$52,081

#30

#30 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Haverford College
Haverford, PA

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,440–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$23,476

Median Starting Salary

$50,265

#31

#31 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,020–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$17,589

Median Starting Salary

$48,442

#32

#32 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,420–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$35,566

Median Starting Salary

$51,582

#33

#33 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

1,300–1,470

Est. Net Price *

$24,286

Median Starting Salary

$53,822

#34

#34 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,430–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$26,680

Median Starting Salary

$49,330

#35

#35 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$14,487

Median Starting Salary

$48,019

#36

#36 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Acceptance Rate

18%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,370–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,318

Median Starting Salary

$50,438

#37

#37 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,440–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$20,715

Median Starting Salary

$46,773

#38

#38 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,380–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$45,565

Median Starting Salary

$52,705

#39

#39 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of California-Davis
Davis, CA

Acceptance Rate

37%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,180–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$17,385

Median Starting Salary

$47,398

#40

#40 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Yale University
New Haven, CT

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,647

Median Starting Salary

$45,748

#41

#41 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$15,310

Median Starting Salary

$54,841

#42

#42 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,170–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$33,777

Median Starting Salary

$60,293

#43

#43 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Gordon College
Wenham, MA

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,100–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$24,483

Median Starting Salary

$58,045

#44

#44 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

1,330–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$14,544

Median Starting Salary

$50,879

#45

#45 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Acceptance Rate

3%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$19,491

Median Starting Salary

$43,830

#46

#46 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$50,156

#47

#47 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Bennington College
Bennington, VT

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,290–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$32,497

Median Starting Salary

$57,885

#48

#48 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,343

Median Starting Salary

$50,521

#49

#49 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$26,060

Median Starting Salary

$51,357

#50

#50 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

California State University-Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Acceptance Rate

40%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,030–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$9,346

Median Starting Salary

$48,301

#51

#51 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,698

Median Starting Salary

$44,367

#52

#52 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$45,252

#53

#53 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$49,320

#54

#54 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,370–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$10,614

Median Starting Salary

$50,736

#55

#55 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Union University
Jackson, TN

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$28,585

Median Starting Salary

$49,588

#56

#56 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$43,140

#57

#57 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$19,208

Median Starting Salary

$49,599

#58

#58 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,190–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$21,836

Median Starting Salary

$52,968

#59

#59 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Calvin University
Grand Rapids, MI

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,150–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$25,775

Median Starting Salary

$56,125

#60

#60 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,540–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$20,232

Median Starting Salary

$45,359

#61

#61 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,200–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$35,036

Median Starting Salary

$54,453

#62

#62 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,279

Median Starting Salary

$45,761

#63

#63 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of North Texas
Denton, TX

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,010–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,283

Median Starting Salary

$50,573

#64

#64 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,360–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$16,210

Median Starting Salary

$50,960

#65

#65 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,400–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$39,775

Median Starting Salary

$50,130

#66

#66 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA

Acceptance Rate

33%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,330–1,470

Est. Net Price *

$39,965

Median Starting Salary

$57,209

#67

#67 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$22,095

Median Starting Salary

$48,719

#68

#68 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$53,704

#69

#69 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Portland State University
Portland, OR

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

970–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$16,273

Median Starting Salary

$48,261

#70

#70 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Duke University
Durham, NC

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,694

Median Starting Salary

$48,845

#71

#71 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,100–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$13,017

Median Starting Salary

$48,395

#72

#72 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,399

Median Starting Salary

$48,712

#73

#73 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,456

Median Starting Salary

$50,242

#74

#74 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,432

Median Starting Salary

$53,127

#75

#75 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,230–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$12,576

Median Starting Salary

$53,863

#76

#76 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$53,111

#77

#77 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Brown University
Providence, RI

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$26,723

Median Starting Salary

$52,308

#78

#78 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, HI

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

920–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$13,867

Median Starting Salary

$50,155

#79

#79 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,390–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$50,263

Median Starting Salary

$50,615

#80

#80 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Lawrence University
Appleton, WI

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,250–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$26,368

Median Starting Salary

$55,537

#81

#81 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,450–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$30,559

Median Starting Salary

$56,872

#82

#82 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,270–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$13,376

Median Starting Salary

$55,857

#83

#83 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Scripps College
Claremont, CA

Acceptance Rate

28%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,410–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$43,923

Median Starting Salary

$53,848

#84

#84 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

880–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$9,563

Median Starting Salary

$49,392

#85

#85 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,240–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$23,985

Median Starting Salary

$52,577

#86

#86 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$33,499

Median Starting Salary

$52,855

#87

#87 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$55,117

#88

#88 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$46,886

#89

#89 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$35,827

Median Starting Salary

$51,917

#90

#90 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

SUNY at Albany
Albany, NY

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,120–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$17,714

Median Starting Salary

$50,102

#91

#91 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$21,849

Median Starting Salary

$57,315

#92

#92 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Miami University-Oxford
Oxford, OH

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,230–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$23,031

Median Starting Salary

$54,969

#93

#93 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Baylor University
Waco, TX

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,270–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$45,988

Median Starting Salary

$54,853

#94

#94 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Earlham College
Richmond, IN

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,160–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$25,746

Median Starting Salary

$52,349

#95

#95 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

California State University-Northridge
Northridge, CA

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

900–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$8,936

Median Starting Salary

$49,313

#96

#96 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$54,830

#97

#97 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,803

Median Starting Salary

$54,244

#98

#98 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$18,044

Median Starting Salary

$59,665

#99

#99 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Durham, NH

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,130–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$24,507

Median Starting Salary

$57,758

#100

#100 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

San Jose State University
San Jose, CA

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,219

Median Starting Salary

$48,405

#101

#101 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$19,889

Median Starting Salary

$55,309

#102

#102 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Acceptance Rate

25%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,220–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$14,003

Median Starting Salary

$49,126

#103

#103 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$19,587

Median Starting Salary

$54,819

#104

#104 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,000–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,262

Median Starting Salary

$49,793

#105

#105 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Mississippi
University, MS

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,100–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$14,289

Median Starting Salary

$51,223

#106

#106 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
Norman, OK

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$22,601

Median Starting Salary

$50,599

#107

#107 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Boise State University
Boise, ID

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,050–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,724

Median Starting Salary

$51,054

#108

#108 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,080–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$18,693

Median Starting Salary

$52,921

#109

#109 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,070–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$26,549

Median Starting Salary

$54,795

#110

#110 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Hampshire College
Amherst, MA

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,160–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$24,087

Median Starting Salary

$55,635

#111

#111 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

CUNY Queens College
Queens, NY

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,050–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$6,434

Median Starting Salary

$47,754

#112

#112 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,010–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$9,450

Median Starting Salary

$50,197

#113

#113 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

California State University-Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,000–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$7,925

Median Starting Salary

$49,296

#114

#114 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,031

Median Starting Salary

$56,704

#115

#115 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$15,347

Median Starting Salary

$49,012

#116

#116 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

State University of New York at Oswego
Oswego, NY

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,070–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$17,376

Median Starting Salary

$52,765

#117

#117 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$10,633

Median Starting Salary

$49,148

#118

#118 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,020–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,161

Median Starting Salary

$51,463

#119

#119 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, MI

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,000–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$20,935

Median Starting Salary

$53,668

#120

#120 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,030–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$5,972

Median Starting Salary

$47,973

#121

#121 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,010–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$20,111

Median Starting Salary

$52,990

#122

#122 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,990

Median Starting Salary

$50,618

#123

#123 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

CUNY Lehman College
Bronx, NY

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

960–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$4,974

Median Starting Salary

$47,826

#124

#124 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,551

Median Starting Salary

$52,411

#125

#125 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

California State University-Fresno
Fresno, CA

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

890–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$7,507

Median Starting Salary

$50,043

#126

#126 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

The University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

990–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$16,361

Median Starting Salary

$50,179

#127

#127 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,719

Median Starting Salary

$49,570

#128

#128 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, MI

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

950–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$10,840

Median Starting Salary

$50,257

#129

#129 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,826

Median Starting Salary

$51,823

#130

#130 Best College for Linguistics in the U.S.

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

910–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$14,805

Median Starting Salary

$51,186

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Linguistics

A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

Students majoring in Linguistics can advance up to a Masters degree. On average, 68% percent of women and 32% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Linguistics is has the largest number of granted degrees in California. The Median Starting Salary for an undergraduate degree in Linguistics is $44,500.

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Careers

Majoring in Linguistics, your education can be applied to different careers. Linguistics majors go on to find jobs including Interpreters and Translators and Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Linguistics majors include Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, Interpreters and Translators .

Top Paying Careers

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Most In-Demand Careers

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Student Demographics

Total Students
1,930
Female Students
1,321 (68%)
Male Students
609 (31%)

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