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2021 Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Washington

4 Colleges
637 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,227 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WashingtonWith 637 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, foreign languages and linguistics is the #17 most popular major in Washington. This means that of the 24,008 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.7% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Washington ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent foreign languages and linguistics programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the foreign languages and linguistics program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Washington

The following schools top our list of the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Washington - Seattle Campus has taken the #1 spot in this year's foreign languages and linguistics ranking for non-traditional students. UW Seattle is a fairly large public school located in the city of Seattle. UW Seattle not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Washington list.

About 2.8% of UW Seattle students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 3,490 students take at least one class online at UW Seattle. 5,528 of UW Seattle students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Western Washington University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Bellingham, WWU is a public college with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at WWU, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Washington ranking.

About 2.7% of WWU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 692 students at WWU that take at least one class online. About 1,502 of the students at WWU are attending part time. WWU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Central Washington University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. CWU is a large public school located in the town of Ellensburg. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, CWU has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Washington ranking.

The student loan default rate at CWU is lower than is typical, just 5.8% of students default in three years. There are approximately 7,872 students at CWU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,774 part time students in attendance at CWU. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Seattle University

Seattle, WA

Seattle University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Seattle U is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Seattle. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Seattle U has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Washington ranking.

About 1.9% of Seattle U students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 186 students at Seattle U that take at least one class online. About 1,387 of the students at Seattle U are attending part time.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 2,979
Hawaii 150
Oregon 586
Alaska 26
Nevada 86

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 331
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 138
East Asian Languages 99
Germanic Languages 42
Classical Languages & Literature 31

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Majors Similar to Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 18,109
Visual & Performing Arts 1,805
English Language & Literature 935
Philosophy & Religious Studies 305
Theology & Religious Vocations 250

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Notes and References

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*Avg Cost is for the top 4 schools only.

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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to John Stephen Dwyer.

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