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2023 Best Chinese Language & Literature Master's Degree Schools

9 Colleges in the United States
34 Master's Degrees
Chinese Language & Literaturemaster's programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #725 out of the 1172 majors we look at each year. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

College Factual reviewed 9 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for master's degree seekers in the field of Chinese language and literature. Combined, these schools handed out 34 master's degrees in Chinese language and literature to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Chinese Language & Literature School for Your Master's Degree

Best Chinese Language & Literature Master's Degree Schools The Chinese language master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Chinese language and literature students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other Chinese language and literature students want to attend this school to pursue a master's degree.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized Chinese language and literature related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Chinese language and literature students working on their master's degree.

More Ways to Rank Chinese Language & Literature Schools

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Chinese Language & Literature Master's Degree Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Chinese Language & Literature in the United States

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in Chinese language and literature.

Top Schools for a Master's in Chinese Language

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2 Annual Graduates

Every student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in Chinese language and literature has to take a look at University of California - Berkeley. UC Berkeley is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Berkeley.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from University of California - Berkeley

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1 Annual Graduates

University of Wisconsin - Madison is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in Chinese language and literature. Located in the large city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from University of Wisconsin - Madison

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2 Annual Graduates

Every student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in Chinese language and literature has to check out George Washington University. GWU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Washington.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from George Washington University

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4 Annual Graduates

Any student who is interested in a master's degree in Chinese language and literature needs to look into Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large public university located in the small city of New Brunswick.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from Rutgers University - New Brunswick

#5

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
6 Annual Graduates

Located in the town of Middlebury, Middlebury is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from Middlebury College

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from University of Massachusetts Amherst

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3 Annual Graduates

IU Bloomington is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Bloomington.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from Indiana University - Bloomington

#8

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
5 Annual Graduates

SFSU is a fairly large public university located in the large city of San Francisco.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from San Francisco State University

#9

DePaul University

Chicago, IL
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Chicago, DePaul is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in Chinese language and literature from DePaul University

Chinese Language & Literature by Region

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One of 4 majors within the East Asian Languages area of study, Chinese Language & Literature has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 73
Japanese Language & Literature 19
Other East Asian Languages 15
Korean Language & Literature 2

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Betoseha. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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