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

7 Colleges
738 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,401 Avg Cost*

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

Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in VirginiaIn 2018-2019, 738 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a Virginia college or university. This makes it the #22 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 24,008 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.1% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Virginia ranking analyzed 7 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 Virginia

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 Virginia - Main Campus has taken the #1 spot in this year's foreign languages and linguistics ranking for non-traditional students. University of Virginia is a very large public school located in the suburb of Charlottesville. University of Virginia also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.5%. Approximately 1,445 students take at least one class online at University of Virginia. About 2,130 of the students at University of Virginia are attending part time.

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#2

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

George Mason University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. GMU is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Fairfax. GMU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.1%. There are approximately 10,589 students at GMU that take at least one class online. About 11,606 of the students at GMU 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 Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

University of Mary Washington earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMW is a small public school located in the suburb of Fredericksburg. UMW also took the #7 spot in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia rankings.

About 3.7% of UMW students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 376 students at UMW that take at least one class online. There are roughly 733 part time students in attendance at UMW. UMW does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech is a very large public school located in the small city of Blacksburg. Virginia Tech did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia list.

The student loan default rate at Virginia Tech is lower than is typical, just 1.6% of students default in three years. There are approximately 8,844 students at Virginia Tech that take at least one class online. 2,711 students are part time.

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James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Harrisonburg, JMU is a public school with a very large student population. JMU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia list.

The student loan default rate at JMU is lower than is typical, just 2.3% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,087 students take at least one class online at JMU. 1,837 of JMU students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA

Christopher Newport University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 best foreign languages and linguistics schools for non-traditional students. CNU is a small public school located in the medium-sized city of Newport News. CNU also made our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia list, coming in at #4.

The student loan default rate at CNU is lower than is typical, just 1.6% of students default in three years. 88 of CNU students are attending part time. CNU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Virginia Commonwealth University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. VCU is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Richmond. VCU also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics in Virginia rankings.

About 4.1% of VCU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 8,072 students take at least one class online at VCU. There are roughly 5,396 part time students in attendance at VCU. 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 Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 97
Florida 652
Georgia 639
North Carolina 860
Alabama 263
Tennessee 474
West Virginia 53
South Carolina 342
Louisiana 141
Kentucky 315
Arkansas 182

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 344
Romance Languages 303
Classical Languages & Literature 72
American Sign Language 29
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 24

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 9,145
Visual & Performing Arts 3,352
Theology & Religious Vocations 2,113
English Language & Literature 2,010
Philosophy & Religious Studies 1,303

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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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