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2022 Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools

8 Ranked Colleges
163 Degrees Awarded
$16,600 Avg Net Price*
Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools

It’s not easy to decide which college to attend when there so many options available for students. College Factual has developed its “Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

Applied Linguistics is the 938th most popular major in the country with 163 degrees awarded in 2019-2020.

This year’s “Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking analyzed 8 colleges that offered a degree in applied linguistics. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality applied linguistics programs that also have a lower cost than schools of similar quality.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as the cost to attend the school after aid is awarded and overall quality of the applied linguistics program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools

The colleges and universities below are the best for applied linguistics students.

Top 8 Best Value Colleges for Applied Linguistics

#1

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Grand Valley State University. It ranked #1 on our 2022 Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools list. This large school is located in Allendale, Michigan, and it awarded 4 ’s applied linguistics degrees in 2019-2020.

In addition to being on our applied linguistics students list, GVSU has also earned the #4 rank in our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking. It costs about $17,646 for Applied Linguistics students per year to attend Grand Valley State University.

The student loan default rate at the school is 3.7%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Read more about Applied Linguistics at GVSU

#3

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around if you attend West Virginia University. The school came in at #3 for the Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools. WVU is a large school located in Morgantown, West Virginia that handed out 1 ’s applied linguistics degrees in 2019-2020.

In addition to being on our applied linguistics students list, WVU has also earned the #1 rank in our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking. It costs about $12,983 for Applied Linguistics students per year to attend WVU.

Read full report on Applied Linguistics at WVU

#4

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho

Out of the 8 schools in the Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Idaho landed the #4 spot on the list. University of Idaho is a fairly large public school situated in Moscow, Idaho. It awarded 6 ’s applied linguistics degrees in 2019-2020.

U of I also made our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” list, coming in at #5. It costs about $14,132 for applied linguistics students per year to attend University of Idaho.

Full University of Idaho Applied Linguistics Report

#5

University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

Out of the 8 schools in the Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Oregon landed the #5 spot on the list. University of Oregon is a large school located in Eugene, Oregon that handed out 10 ’s applied linguistics degrees in 2019-2020.

In addition to being on our applied linguistics students list, UO has also earned the #7 rank in our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking. The yearly cost to attend University of Oregon is $16,461 for Applied Linguistics students.

The student loan default rate at the school is 4.2%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on Applied Linguistics at University of Oregon

With a ranking of #6, University of Massachusetts - Boston did quite well on the 2022 Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools list. University of Massachusetts - Boston is located in Boston, Massachusetts and, has a fairly large student population. In 2019-2020, this school awarded 47 ’s applied linguistics degrees to qualified students.

In addition to being on our applied linguistics students list, UMass Boston has also earned the #6 rank in our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking. The yearly cost to attend University of Massachusetts - Boston is $18,340 for Applied Linguistics students.

Read full report on Applied Linguistics at UMass Boston

University of California - Irvine landed the #7 spot on the 2022 Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools ranking. Located in Irvine, California, this large public school handed out 6 diplomas to qualified ’s applied linguistics students in 2019-2020.

In addition to being on our applied linguistics students list, UC Irvine has also earned the #2 rank in our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” ranking. The estimated yearly cost for UC Irvine is $14,783 for Applied Linguistics students.

With a freshman retention rate of 94%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. The student loan default rate at the school is 1.3%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on Applied Linguistics at UC Irvine

#8

University of California - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

University of California - Santa Cruz did quite well in the 2022 Best Value Applied Linguistics Schools ranking, coming in at #8. Located in Santa Cruz, California, this fairly large public school awarded 13 diplomas to qualified ’s applied linguistics students in 2019-2020.

UC Santa Cruz also made our “Best Applied Linguistics Schools” list, coming in at #3. The estimated yearly cost for UC Santa Cruz is $18,186 for applied linguistics students.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 85%. The school has an impressive student loan default rate. It’s only 2.9%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on Applied Linguistics at University of California - Santa Cruz

Notes and References

References

  • 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 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).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

Read more about our data sources and methodologies

Footnotes

  • *Average salary, average net price, and average tuition and fees are for the top schools only.
  • Some schools otherwise deserving of recognition may have been removed from this ranking in the event that new data identified post-publication warranted it, or at the request of the school.

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