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2021 Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Region

12 Colleges
1,174 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,047 Avg Cost*

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

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, foreign languages and linguistics was ranked #21 in the country. In fact 24,008 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 1,174 went to students in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States.

This year's Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking looked at 12 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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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 the Rocky Mountains Region

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

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

Brigham Young University - Provo tops the 2021 list of our schools in the Rocky Mountains Region that are best for non-traditional foreign languages and linguistics students. BYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Provo. BYU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list.

The student loan default rate at BYU is lower than is typical, just 1.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 6,522 students take at least one class online at BYU. About 4,337 of the students at BYU are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Colorado State University - Fort Collins comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Colorado State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Fort Collins. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Colorado State has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking.

The student loan default rate at Colorado State is lower than is typical, just 3.1% of students default in three years. There are approximately 4,779 students at Colorado State that take at least one class online. There are roughly 7,877 part time students in attendance at Colorado State. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize University of Colorado Boulder as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Boulder, CU - Boulder is a public school with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, CU - Boulder has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking.

The student loan default rate at CU - Boulder is lower than is typical, just 3.2% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,234 students take at least one class online at CU - Boulder. 5,951 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Metropolitan State University of Denver as the #4 school in this year's rankings. MSU Denver is a very large public school located in the large city of Denver. MSU Denver also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region rankings.

About 7.7% of MSU Denver students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 6,499 students at MSU Denver that take at least one class online. There are roughly 7,010 part time students in attendance at MSU Denver. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Utah Valley University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Orem, UVU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The student loan default rate at UVU is lower than is typical, just 6.9% of students default in three years. There are approximately 9,476 students at UVU that take at least one class online. About 20,480 of the students at UVU are attending part time. UVU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Weber State University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Located in the small city of Ogden, WSU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.6%. Approximately 6,899 students take at least one class online at WSU. There are roughly 16,473 part time students in attendance at WSU. WSU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize University of Northern Colorado as the #7 school in this year's rankings. University of Northern Colorado is a fairly large public school located in the city of Greeley. University of Northern Colorado also made our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list, coming in at #9.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.6%. There are approximately 2,209 students at University of Northern Colorado that take at least one class online. 4,334 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Denver

Denver, CO

University of Denver comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Denver, DU is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. DU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region list.

The student loan default rate at DU is lower than is typical, just 1.8% of students default in three years. 1,604 of DU students are exclusively distance learners. 3,424 of DU students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Montana State University. Located in the remote town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public school with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, MSU Bozeman has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking.

The student loan default rate at MSU Bozeman is lower than is typical, just 5.3% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,235 students take at least one class online at MSU Bozeman. 3,729 of MSU Bozeman students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Boise State University. Boise State is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Boise.

About 6.4% of Boise State students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 5,955 students at Boise State that take at least one class online. 11,609 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges by State

Explore the best for non-traditional students foreign languages and linguistics schools for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains region.

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 393
Idaho 119
Utah 555
Montana 71
Wyoming 36

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 657
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 401
East Asian Languages 110
American Sign Language 104
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 52

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Majors Similar to Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 19,111
Visual & Performing Arts 4,601
English Language & Literature 2,272
Philosophy & Religious Studies 525
Theology & Religious Vocations 443

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 12 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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