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2021 Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region

30 Colleges
3,846 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,955 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics School for You

Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic RegionForeign Languages & Linguistics is the #21 most popular major in the country with 24,008 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 3,846 went to students in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, we looked at 30 colleges that offer a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those foreign languages and linguistics schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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2021 Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for the Money.

Top 10 Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools

#1

Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Gallaudet University. Located in the city of Washington, Gallaudet is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Gallaudet not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Gallaudet is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $17,887. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Gallaudet is about $81,207. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#2

CUNY Hunter College

New York, NY

Our rankings recognize CUNY Hunter College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Hunter is a very large public school located in the large city of New York.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Hunter is 4.6 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $21,445. This means that the average student pays around $99,290 to get a bachelor’s degree from Hunter. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#3

Drew University

Madison, NJ

Drew University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Madison, Drew is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

At Drew, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $23,288 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Drew is about $95,481. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ramapo College of New Jersey. Located in the suburb of Mahwah, Ramapo College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

At Ramapo College, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.2 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $28,835. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Ramapo College is $121,972. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#5

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. SUNY Stony Brook is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Stony Brook.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at SUNY Stony Brook to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $30,701. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the SUNY Stony Brook is $132,321. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value foreign languages and linguistics schools. Pitt is a very large public school located in the large city of Pittsburgh. In addition to being on our best value list, Pitt has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking.

It takes the average student at Pitt about 4.2 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $34,417. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Pitt is $145,584. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Maryland - Baltimore County comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Baltimore, UMBC is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UMBC, the school also landed the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at UMBC to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $30,735. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UMBC is $136,463. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#8

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY

Binghamton University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Vestal, Binghamton University is a public school with a large student population.

It takes the average student at Binghamton University about 4.1 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $31,957. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University is $131,982. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#9

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Montclair State University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Montclair State is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Montclair.

The average student at Montclair State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $28,695. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Montclair State is $125,971. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Maryland - College Park. Located in the large suburb of College Park, UMCP is a public college with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, UMCP has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking.

It takes the average student at UMCP about 4.2 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $38,990. This means that the average student pays around $164,148 to get a bachelor’s degree from UMCP. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges by State

Explore the best foreign languages and linguistics colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,137
New York 1,676
New Jersey 383
Maryland 368
Delaware 80
District of Columbia 202

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 1,970
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 836
East Asian Languages 256
Classical Languages & Literature 240
Germanic Languages 168

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 19,057
English Language & Literature 8,248
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 7,150
Theology & Religious Vocations 3,060
Philosophy & Religious Studies 2,306

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to John Stephen Dwyer.

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