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Germanic Languages at University of California - Berkeley

10 Bachelor's Degrees
3 Master's Degrees
6 Doctor's Degrees
The Germanic Languages major is part of the foreign languages & linguistics program at University of California - Berkeley.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how UC Berkeley ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in German.

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Germanic Languages Degrees Available at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley German Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for German majors, UC Berkeley came in at #5. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
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Best Germanic Languages Master’s Degree Schools 2
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (With Aid) 3
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $48-$75k) 3
Highest Paid Master’s Degree Germanic Languages Graduates 4
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $75-$110k) 4
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Germanic Languages Graduates 4
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $75-$110k) 4
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $30-$48k) 4
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (With Aid) 4
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (With Aid) 4
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Best Germanic Languages Doctor’s Degree Schools 5
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages 5
Best Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Degree Schools 5
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $0-$30k) 5
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $48-$75k) 6
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $30-$48k) 6
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income Over $110k) 7
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $0-$30k) 7
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $48-$75k) 8
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages 9
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $0-$30k) 11
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $75-$110k) 11
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income Over $110k) 13
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income $30-$48k) 13
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Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Germanic Languages Graduates 26
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages (Income Over $110k) 31
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Germanic Languages 88
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Popularity of German at UC Berkeley

During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of California - Berkeley handed out 10 bachelor's degrees in Germanic languages. Due to this, the school was ranked #8 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 44% over the previous year when 18 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 3 students received their master’s degree in German from UC Berkeley. This makes it the #9 most popular school for German master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 6 students received their doctoral degrees in German in 2021, making the school the #1 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UC Berkeley German Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the German majors at University of California - Berkeley.

UC Berkeley Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Program

Of the 10 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Germanic Languages from UC Berkeley in 2020-2021, 20% were men and 80% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at UC Berkeley are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 60% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of California - Berkeley with a bachelor's in German.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

UC Berkeley Germanic Languages Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 67% of German master's degrees went to men and 33% went to women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UC Berkeley are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 67% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of California - Berkeley with a master's in German.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 96
Romance Languages 85
East Asian Languages 28
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 14
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 12

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