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

13 Colleges
1,676 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,004 Avg Cost*

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

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New YorkIn 2018-2019, 1,676 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a New York 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, 7.0% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New York ranking analyzed 13 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in foreign languages and linguistics. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great foreign languages and linguistics programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the foreign languages and linguistics program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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

Check out the foreign languages and linguistics programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Top 10 Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

New York University

New York, NY

New York University tops the 2021 list of our schools in New York that are best for non-traditional foreign languages and linguistics students. Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. NYU also made our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York list, coming in at #2.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.2%. There are approximately 2,264 students at NYU that take at least one class online. About 8,707 of the students at NYU are attending part time.

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Our rankings recognize Columbia University in the City of New York as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Columbia is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Columbia, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York ranking.

The student loan default rate at Columbia is lower than is typical, just 1.8% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,138 students take at least one class online at Columbia. 5,005 of Columbia students are attending part time.

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Rochester Institute of Technology landed the #3 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Located in the large suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, RIT has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York ranking.

The student loan default rate at RIT is lower than is typical, just 3.1% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,247 students take at least one class online at RIT. 1,596 students are part time. RIT does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Stony Brook, SUNY Stony Brook is a public college with a very large student population. SUNY Stony Brook did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York list.

The student loan default rate at SUNY Stony Brook is lower than is typical, just 2.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 3,157 students at SUNY Stony Brook that take at least one class online. There are roughly 4,550 part time students in attendance at SUNY Stony Brook. SUNY Stony Brook does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#5

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Binghamton University. Binghamton University is a large public school located in the suburb of Vestal. Binghamton University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #7 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York list.

About 2.1% of Binghamton University students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 769 students take at least one class online at Binghamton University. About 2,020 of the students at Binghamton University are attending part time. Binghamton University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#6

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Our rankings recognize Marist College as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Poughkeepsie, Marist is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population. Marist not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York list.

About 3.0% of Marist students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,054 students take at least one class online at Marist. 1,184 of Marist students are attending part time. Marist does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#7

Hunter College

New York, NY

Our rankings recognize Hunter College as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of New York, Hunter is a public school with a very large student population. Hunter also made our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in New York list, coming in at #9.

About 3.3% of Hunter students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 976 students at Hunter that take at least one class online. 8,567 of Hunter students are attending part time. Hunter does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#8

Queens College

Queens, NY

Our rankings recognize Queens College as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Queens, QC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The student loan default rate at QC is lower than is typical, just 4.7% of students default in three years. Approximately 506 students take at least one class online at QC. About 7,115 of the students at QC are attending part time. QC does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#9

Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Bronx, Fordham U is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.6%. 946 of Fordham U students are exclusively distance learners. 2,779 students are part time. Fordham U does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#10

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Our rankings recognize Hofstra University as the #10 school in this year's rankings. Hofstra is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Hempstead.

About 2.4% of Hofstra students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 960 students take at least one class online at Hofstra. There are roughly 1,540 part time students in attendance at Hofstra. 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 Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,137
New Jersey 383
Maryland 368
Delaware 80
District of Columbia 202

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 1,082
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 612
East Asian Languages 158
Classical Languages & Literature 138
American Sign Language 119

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 22,316
Visual & Performing Arts 17,613
English Language & Literature 4,927
Theology & Religious Vocations 2,829
Philosophy & Religious Studies 1,769

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 13 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.
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