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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Minnesota

571 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,771 Avg Salary
$23,012 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in MinnesotaIn 2018-2019, 571 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a Minnesota college or university. This makes it the #19 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.4% of all the foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Minnesota ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors

After graduating, foreign languages and linguistics majors that go to school in Minnesota go on to jobs making an average of $30,771 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 23% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 6% higher than the national average of $28,955 per year for foreign languages and linguistics graduates.

Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools in Minnesota  30,771
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61,600
Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,955
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61,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,600

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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Grads in Minnesota

The highest paid foreign languages and linguistics majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Minnesota

#1

Carleton College

Northfield, MN

Carleton College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Northfield, Carleton is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Minnesota State University - Mankato landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. Located in the small city of Mankato, Minnesota State University - Mankato is a public school with a large student population.

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Winona State University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Winona State is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Winona.

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#2

College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN

College of Saint Benedict comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Saint Joseph, CSB is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Concordia College at Moorhead comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Concordia College Moorhead is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Moorhead.

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University of St Thomas Minnesota earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Saint Paul, UST MN is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Saint Peter, Gustavus Adolphus is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, MN

Saint Cloud State University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. St. Cloud State University is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Saint Cloud.

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St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN

St Catherine University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. St. Kate's is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 35 453
Kansas 32 190
South Dakota 32 69
Iowa 31 346
Nebraska 31 138
North Dakota 30 46

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 306
East Asian Languages 81
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 67
Germanic Languages 51
Classical Languages & Literature 33

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,432
English Language & Literature 899
Theology & Religious Vocations 653
Philosophy & Religious Studies 328
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 75

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Notes and References

  • 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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