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Foreign Languages & Linguistics at Ohio State University - Main Campus

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how Ohio State ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in foreign languages and linguistics.

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Foreign Languages & Linguistics Degrees Available at Ohio State

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Languages & Linguistics
  • Master’s Degree in Foreign Languages & Linguistics
  • Doctorate Degree in Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Ohio State Foreign Languages & Linguistics Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for foreign languages and linguistics majors, Ohio State came in at #10. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Ohio.

Popularity of Foreign Languages & Linguistics at Ohio State

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Ohio State University - Main Campus handed out 222 bachelor's degrees in foreign languages and linguistics. Due to this, the school was ranked #8 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 5% over the previous year when 233 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 33 students received their master’s degree in foreign languages and linguistics from Ohio State. This makes it the #20 most popular school for foreign languages and linguistics master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 34 students received their doctoral degrees in foreign languages and linguistics in 2018, making the school the #5 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Ohio State Foreign Languages & Linguistics Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the foreign languages and linguistics majors at Ohio State University - Main Campus.

Ohio State Foreign Languages & Linguistics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 222 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in foreign languages and linguistics from Ohio State in 2018, 36% were men and 64% were women.

Ohio State Gender Breakdown of Foreign Languages & Linguistics Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Ohio State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 71% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Ohio State University - Main Campus with a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics.

Ethnic Diversity of Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors at Ohio State University - Main Campus
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 15
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 20
White 158
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 18

Ohio State Foreign Languages & Linguistics Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 33 foreign languages and linguistics majors earned their master's degree from Ohio State. Of these graduates, 36% were men and 64% were women.

Ohio State Gender Breakdown of Foreign Languages & Linguistics Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Ohio State University - Main Campus with a master's in foreign languages and linguistics.

Ethnic Diversity of Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors at Ohio State University - Main Campus
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 18
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Foreign Languages and Linguistics students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 129
East Asian Languages 68
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 28
Germanic Languages 18
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 17
Classical Languages & Literature 14
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 13
Greek Language & Literature 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 331
English Language & Literature 227
Philosophy & Religious Studies 41
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 14

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