Foreign Languages & Linguistics at Vassar College

Foreign Languages & Linguistics at Vassar College

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 Vassar ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in foreign languages and linguistics.

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Foreign Languages & Linguistics Degrees Available at Vassar

Vassar Foreign Languages & Linguistics Rankings

Vassar was ranked #49 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for foreign languages and linguistics 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 #6 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics 45
Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 50
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics 158
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Foreign Languages & Linguistics 386

Popularity of Foreign Languages & Linguistics at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 41 bachelor's degrees in foreign languages and linguistics. Due to this, the school was ranked #204 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 34% over the previous year when 62 degrees were handed out.

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Student Diversity at Vassar

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the foreign languages and linguistics majors at Vassar College.

Vassar Foreign Languages & Linguistics Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 27% of foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degrees went to men and 73% went to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 63% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 4

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors

Foreign Languages and Linguistics students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 23
East Asian Languages 9
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 7
Germanic Languages 2

Majors Similar to Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 79
English Language & Literature 37
Philosophy & Religious Studies 16
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1

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