Best Universities for Linguistics in the World

Below is the list of best universities in the World ranked based on their research performance in Linguistics. A graph of 5.48M citations received by 227K academic papers made by 1,031 universities in the World was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Linguistics

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  2. For Linguistics

    University of Pennsylvania logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $24,771
  3. For Linguistics

    Stanford University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $16,779
  4. For Linguistics

    University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Average SAT
    1340
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    64%
  5. For Linguistics

    University of Texas at Austin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    67%
  6. For Linguistics

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Average SAT
    1540
    Average ACT
    35
    Net Price
    $20,465
  7. For Linguistics

    University of Cambridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1209
  8. For Linguistics

    University of Amsterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    31,123
    Founded
    1632
  9. For Linguistics

    Ohio State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    54%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    79%
  10. For Linguistics

    University of California - Los Angeles logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Average SAT
    1415
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    61%
  11. For Linguistics

    University of Toronto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    84,556
    Founded
    1827
  12. For Linguistics

    Indiana University - Bloomington logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Average SAT
    1255
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    84%
  13. For Linguistics

    University College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1826
  14. For Linguistics

    University of California - Berkeley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Average SAT
    1430
    Average ACT
    33
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  15. For Linguistics

    Harvard University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,030
  16. For Linguistics

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  17. For Linguistics

    McGill University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    40,036
    Founded
    1821
  18. For Linguistics

    University of Massachusetts - Amherst logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    90%
  19. For Linguistics

    University of Washington - Seattle logo
    Acceptance Rate
    52%
    Average SAT
    1345
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    57%
  20. For Linguistics

    University of Oxford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1096
  21. For Linguistics

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Average SAT
    1435
    Average ACT
    33
    Receiving Aid
    65%
  22. For Linguistics

    University of California-San Diego logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Average SAT
    1370
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  23. For Linguistics

    University of Chicago logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1535
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $34,719
  24. For Linguistics

    Northwestern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Average SAT
    1495
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $26,196
  25. For Linguistics

    University of Arizona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Average SAT
    1235
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    91%
  26. For Linguistics

    University of Wisconsin - Madison logo
    Acceptance Rate
    54%
    Average SAT
    1390
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    61%
  27. For Linguistics

    University of Maryland - College Park logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Average SAT
    1375
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    66%
  28. For Linguistics

    Lancaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  29. For Linguistics

    University of Southern California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1445
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $37,521
  30. For Linguistics

    Carnegie Mellon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Average SAT
    1510
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $30,618
  31. For Linguistics

    University of British Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Enrollment
    59,659
    Founded
    1908
  32. For Linguistics

    University of Manchester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1824
  33. For Linguistics

    Michigan State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    1210
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    70%
  34. For Linguistics

    University of Pittsburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Average SAT
    1350
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    77%
  35. For Linguistics

    Pennsylvania State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1190
    Average ACT
    27
    Receiving Aid
    73%
  36. For Linguistics

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  37. For Linguistics

    Columbia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $21,828
  38. For Linguistics

    Purdue University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Average SAT
    1315
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    65%
  39. For Linguistics

    University of Connecticut logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Average SAT
    1305
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    75%
  40. For Linguistics

    University of Alberta logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1908
  41. For Linguistics

    Cornell University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1480
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $28,921
  42. For Linguistics

    University of York logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  43. For Linguistics

    Rutgers University - New Brunswick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    61%
    Average SAT
    1320
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    71%
  44. For Linguistics

    University of Nottingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  45. For Linguistics

    Tel Aviv University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1956
  46. For Linguistics

    University of Haifa logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  47. For Linguistics

    University of Essex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1964
  48. For Linguistics

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  49. For Linguistics

    New York University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Average SAT
    1440
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $37,739
  50. For Linguistics

    Georgetown University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Average SAT
    1465
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $28,442
  51. For Linguistics

    University of Melbourne logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    49,000
    Founded
    1853
  52. For Linguistics

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  53. For Linguistics

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Average SAT
    1370
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    81%
  54. For Linguistics

    Catholic University of Leuven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1425
  55. For Linguistics

    University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1911
  56. For Linguistics

    University of Rochester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Average SAT
    1405
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $32,939
  57. For Linguistics

    Stockholm University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,147
    Founded
    1878
  58. For Linguistics

    Victoria University of Wellington logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1897
  59. For Linguistics

    Yale University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,073
  60. For Linguistics

    University of Oregon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Average SAT
    1205
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    77%
  61. For Linguistics

    University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  62. For Linguistics

    University of Reading logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1892
  63. For Linguistics

    University of Sydney logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    52,789
    Founded
    1850
  64. For Linguistics

    University of Birmingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1900
  65. For Linguistics

    University of Colorado Boulder logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Average SAT
    1250
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    66%
  66. For Linguistics

    Macquarie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    38,747
    Founded
    1964
  67. For Linguistics

    Johns Hopkins University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1510
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $28,999
  68. For Linguistics

    University of California - Santa Cruz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    70%
  69. For Linguistics

    Australian National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1946
  70. For Linguistics

    University of Leeds logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  71. For Linguistics

    Boston University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Average SAT
    1425
    Average ACT
    32
    Net Price
    $29,479
  72. For Linguistics

    University of Queensland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    48,771
    Founded
    1909
  73. For Linguistics

    Princeton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1515
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $18,712
  74. For Linguistics

    University of Ottawa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Enrollment
    42,027
    Founded
    1848
  75. For Linguistics

    University of Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    31,312
    Founded
    1640
  76. For Linguistics

    City University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  77. For Linguistics

    Arizona State University - Tempe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    86%
    Average SAT
    1240
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    96%
  78. For Linguistics

    University of California - Santa Barbara logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  79. For Linguistics

    Northern Arizona University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Receiving Aid
    95%
    Average Aid
    $11,656
    Enrollment
    30,733
  80. For Linguistics

    University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  81. For Linguistics

    University of Iowa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Average SAT
    1235
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    85%
  82. For Linguistics

    University of Kansas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    93%
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    85%
    Average Aid
    $10,073
  83. For Linguistics

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  84. For Linguistics

    University of Granada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1531
  85. For Linguistics

    National University of Singapore logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    35,263
    Founded
    1905
  86. For Linguistics

    University of Georgia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Average SAT
    1330
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    97%
  87. For Linguistics

    University of Auckland logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1883
  88. For Linguistics

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1918
  89. For Linguistics

    University of Sheffield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1905
  90. For Linguistics

    University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    63,617
  91. For Linguistics

    Iowa State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    92%
    Average SAT
    1220
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    90%
  92. For Linguistics

    University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    170,000
    Founded
    1836
  93. For Linguistics

    Temple University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Receiving Aid
    90%
    Average Aid
    $10,364
    Enrollment
    38,794
  94. For Linguistics

    University of the Basque Country logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
  95. For Linguistics

    Chinese University of Hong Kong logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1963
  96. For Linguistics

    Brown University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $27,218
  97. For Linguistics

    University of Florida logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Average SAT
    1390
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  98. For Linguistics

    University of New Mexico logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Average SAT
    1130
    Average ACT
    22
    Receiving Aid
    94%
  99. For Linguistics

    University of Geneva logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    17,744
  100. For Linguistics

    Western University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Enrollment
    27,300
    Founded
    1878