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

7 Colleges
756 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,647 Avg Cost*

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

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WisconsinForeign Languages & Linguistics is the #16 most popular major in Wisconsin with 756 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.1% of all the foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin ranking, we looked at 7 colleges that offer a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality foreign languages and linguistics programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the foreign languages and linguistics program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying foreign languages and linguistics.

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Wisconsin - Madison has taken the #1 spot in this year's foreign languages and linguistics ranking for non-traditional students. UW - Madison is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Madison. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UW - Madison has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin ranking.

About 1.3% of UW - Madison students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 6,424 students take at least one class online at UW - Madison. About 4,418 of the students at UW - Madison are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Eau Claire is a fairly large public school located in the city of Eau Claire. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UW - Eau Claire, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin ranking.

The student loan default rate at UW - Eau Claire is lower than is typical, just 7.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,242 students take at least one class online at UW - Eau Claire. There are roughly 1,698 part time students in attendance at UW - Eau Claire. UW - Eau Claire does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Milwaukee, Marquette is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Marquette did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin list.

The student loan default rate at Marquette is lower than is typical, just 2.0% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,234 students take at least one class online at Marquette. 1,215 of Marquette students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Stevens Point, UW - Stevens Point is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UW - Stevens Point has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin ranking.

The student loan default rate at UW - Stevens Point is lower than is typical, just 3.5% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,589 students at UW - Stevens Point that take at least one class online. About 1,574 of the students at UW - Stevens Point are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Green Bay, UW - Green Bay is a public college with a medium-sized student population. UW - Green Bay not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #7 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin list.

Approximately 2,689 students take at least one class online at UW - Green Bay. There are roughly 3,605 part time students in attendance at UW - Green Bay. UW - Green Bay does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse landed the #6 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of La Crosse, UW - La Crosse is a public college with a fairly large student population. UW - La Crosse also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.6%. Approximately 2,292 students take at least one class online at UW - La Crosse. About 1,049 of the students at UW - La Crosse are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee landed the #7 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. UWM is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Milwaukee. UWM did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Wisconsin list.

The student loan default rate at UWM is lower than is typical, just 8.3% of students default in three years. There are approximately 7,217 students at UWM that take at least one class online. About 6,191 of the students at UWM are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 882
Ohio 830
Illinois 827
Indiana 699

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 612
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 71
Germanic Languages 67
East Asian Languages 48
Classical Languages & Literature 29

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 2,411
Visual & Performing Arts 2,155
English Language & Literature 859
Philosophy & Religious Studies 228
Theology & Religious Vocations 144

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 7 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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