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2021 Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey

6 Colleges
383 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,842 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics School for You

Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New JerseyIn 2018-2019, 383 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a New Jersey college or university. This makes it the #22 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 24,008 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.6% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey ranking analyzed 6 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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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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 Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools in New Jersey

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

Best Value Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools in New Jersey

#1

Drew University

Madison, NJ

Drew University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Madison, Drew is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Drew has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey ranking.

It takes the average student at Drew about 4.1 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $23,288. This means that the average student pays around $95,481 to get a bachelor’s degree from Drew. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Mahwah, Ramapo College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Ramapo College also made our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey list, coming in at #1.

The average student at Ramapo College graduates in less than 4.2 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,835. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Ramapo College be around $121,972. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#3

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Montclair State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Montclair State is a very large public school located in the suburb of Montclair. Montclair State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey list.

The average student at Montclair State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,695. 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 Montclair State is $125,971. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Rutgers University - New Brunswick landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value foreign languages and linguistics schools. Located in the small city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public school with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Rutgers New Brunswick, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey ranking.

At Rutgers New Brunswick, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.3 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,258. This means that the average student pays around $142,344 to get a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers New Brunswick. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#5

Kean University

Union, NJ

Our rankings recognize Kean University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Kean is a large public school located in the large suburb of Union. In addition to being on our best value list, Kean has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey ranking.

At Kean, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,579. 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 Kean is $133,464. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#6

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ

Our rankings recognize New Jersey City University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. NJCU is a medium-sized public school located in the large city of Jersey City. NJCU also made our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New Jersey list, coming in at #5.

It takes the average student at NJCU about 4.9 years to graduate, and it costs about $30,399 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from NJCU is $149,563. 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
Maryland 368
Delaware 80
District of Columbia 202

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 168
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 164
Classical Languages & Literature 25
Germanic Languages 16
East Asian Languages 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,994
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,519
English Language & Literature 1,025
Theology & Religious Vocations 674
Philosophy & Religious Studies 182

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 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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