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Tufts University BA in Classical Languages & Literature

11 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

Classical Languages & Literature is a major offered under the foreign languages and linguistics program of study at Tufts University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in classical languages, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Tufts BA in Classical Languages

#16 in the U.S
#4 in Massachusetts

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. Tufts was ranked #16 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for classical languages majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #4 in Massachusetts.

Here are some of the other rankings for Tufts.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Classical Languages & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 16
Best Classical Languages & Literature Schools 16
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $30-$48k) 21
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $30-$48k) 21
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 22
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $0-$30k) 22
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $0-$30k) 25
Most Popular Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 36
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $48-$75k) 43
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $48-$75k) 46
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 49
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 49
Highest Paid Classical Languages & Literature Graduates 64
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Classical Languages & Literature Graduates 64
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $75-$110k) 70
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income $75-$110k) 74
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 83
Best Classical Languages & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 85
Most Focused Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 87
Best Classical Languages & Literature Colleges for Veterans 90
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (With Aid) 98
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (With Aid) 104
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income Over $110k) 138
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 140
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature (Income Over $110k) 143
Best Value Colleges for Classical Languages & Literature 146

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Classical Languages from Tufts Cost?

$60,862 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

Tufts Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Tufts was $1,985 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $59,560 $59,560
Fees $1,302 $1,302
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000
On Campus Room and Board $15,630 $15,630
On Campus Other Expenses $1,508 $1,508

Learn more about Tufts tuition and fees.

Does Tufts Offer an Online BA in Classical Languages?

Online degrees for the Tufts classical languages bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Tufts Online Learning page.

Tufts Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Classical Languages

11 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
36.4% Women
54.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 11 bachelor’s degrees in classical languages handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in classical languages in 2019-2020, 36.4% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 58.6%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in classical languages at Tufts in 2019-2020, 54.5% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 18%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 4
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

BA in Classical Languages Focus Areas at Tufts

Classical Languages & Literature students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Classics & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 6
Ancient/Classical Greek Language & Literature 1
Latin Language & Literature 4

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to classical languages and literature.

Related Major Annual Graduates
East Asian Languages 10
Germanic Languages 4
Romance Languages 56
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 4

View All Classical Languages & Literature Related Majors >

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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