Foreign Languages & Linguistics

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

4 Colleges
1,034 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,874 Avg Cost*

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

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MassachusettsForeign Languages & Linguistics is the #17 most popular major in Massachusetts with 1,034 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 4.3% of all the foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Massachusetts ranking analyzed 4 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 Massachusetts

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.

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Massachusetts Amherst tops the 2021 list of our schools in Massachusetts that are best for non-traditional foreign languages and linguistics students. UMass Amherst is a very large public school located in the suburb of Amherst. UMass Amherst not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Massachusetts list.

About 3.0% of UMass Amherst students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 3,607 of UMass Amherst students are exclusively distance learners. 6,250 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Chestnut Hill, Boston College is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Boston College not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Massachusetts list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.5%. There are approximately 316 students at Boston College that take at least one class online. About 1,555 of the students at Boston College are attending part time. Boston College does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Boston University

Boston, MA

Boston University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Boston U is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Boston. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Boston U, the school also landed the #7 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Massachusetts ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.7%. 2,534 students at Boston U are exclusively online. 6,370 students are part time.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Massachusetts - Boston. UMass Boston is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Boston. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UMass Boston has also earned the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Massachusetts ranking.

The student loan default rate at UMass Boston is lower than is typical, just 5.8% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,315 students at UMass Boston that take at least one class online. 4,896 students are 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 New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 139
Maine 83
Rhode Island 225
New Hampshire 122
Connecticut 230

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 609
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 264
Classical Languages & Literature 131
East Asian Languages 111
Germanic Languages 57

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 5,586
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 4,168
English Language & Literature 2,179
Theology & Religious Vocations 898
Philosophy & Religious Studies 605

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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