Foreign Languages & Linguistics

2021 Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Maryland

3 Colleges
368 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,874 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics School for You

Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in MarylandIn 2018-2019, 368 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a Maryland college or university. This makes it the #21 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 24,008 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.5% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Maryland ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in foreign languages and linguistics. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on foreign languages and linguistics schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools in Maryland

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for foreign languages and linguistics majors.

Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools in Maryland

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Maryland - Baltimore County. Located in the suburb of Baltimore, UMBC is a public college with a large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, UMBC has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Maryland ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UMBC is 4.4 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $30,735. 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 UMBC is $136,463. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Maryland - College Park earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. 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 #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Maryland ranking.

The average student at UMCP graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $38,990. 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 UMCP is $164,148. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Towson University

Towson, MD

Towson University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Towson, Towson is a public college with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Towson has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Maryland ranking.

At Towson, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and it costs about $28,897 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $127,147 to get a bachelor’s degree from Towson. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

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

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 172
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 96
East Asian Languages 38
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 28
Germanic Languages 14

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Majors Similar to Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,416
English Language & Literature 816
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 442
Philosophy & Religious Studies 183
Theology & Religious Vocations 132

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 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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