Foreign Languages & Linguistics is about average in terms of popularity for bachelor's degrees programs. That is, it ranks #21 out of the 38 majors across the country that we analyze each year. As such, the degree program isn't offered at every college in the United States, but there are schools that do have a program in the field that are top-notch when it comes to quality.
For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 6 schools in Georgia to determine which ones were the best for foreign languages and linguistics students pursuing a bachelor's degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 614 bachelor's degrees in foreign languages and linguistics during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Choosing a Great Foreign Languages & Linguistics School for Your Bachelor's Degree
The foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality foreign languages and linguistics program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:
Quality Overall Is Important
The overall quality of a bachelor's degree school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we include a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.
To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their bachelor's degree from the school. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their bachelor's degree is to enable themselves to find better-paying positions.
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 foreign languages and linguistics students as compared to other majors.
Major Demand - The number of foreign languages and linguistics students who choose to seek a bachelor's degree at the school.
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 foreign languages and linguistics students go into to obtain their bachelor'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 foreign languages and linguistics related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for foreign languages and linguistics students working on their bachelor's degree.
When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Schools in Georgia list to help you make the college decision.
In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you.
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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Georgia
Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for foreign languages and linguistics students seeking a a bachelor's degree.
Top Georgia Schools for a Bachelor's in Foreign Languages & Linguistics
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).