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2023 Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region

8 Colleges in the Far Western US Region
27 Doctor's Degrees
East Asian Languages is about average in terms of popularity for doctor's degrees programs. That is, it ranks #138 out of the 306 majors across the country that we analyze each year. So, it might take a little more work to find colleges and universities that offer the degree program.

In 2023, College Factual analyzed 8 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 27 doctor's degrees in East Asian languages to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great East Asian Languages School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region Your choice of East Asian languages for getting your doctor's degree school matters. Important measures of a quality East Asian program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a doctor's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of doctorate graduates during the early years of their career. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their doctor's degree is to enable themselves to find better-paying positions.

Other Factors We Consider

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

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to East Asian languages students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other East Asian languages students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor'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.
  • Student Debt - How much debt East Asian languages students go into to obtain their doctor's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized East Asian languages related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for East Asian languages students working on their doctor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region list to help you make the college decision.

Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study East Asian Languages in the Far Western US Region

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for East Asian languages students seeking a a doctor's degree.

Top Far Western US Region Schools for a Doctorate in East Asian

7 Annual Graduates

Every student who is interested in a doctor's degree in East Asian languages has to look into University of California - Los Angeles. Located in the large city of Los Angeles, UCLA is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of California - Los Angeles

3 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a doctor's degree in East Asian languages needs to look into University of Southern California. USC is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Los Angeles.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Southern California

1 Annual Graduates

University of California - Berkeley is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in East Asian languages. UC Berkeley is a very large public university located in the city of Berkeley.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of California - Berkeley

4 Annual Graduates

University of Oregon is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in East Asian languages. UO is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Eugene.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Oregon

1 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Washington - Seattle Campus

1 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Santa Barbara, UCSB is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of California - Santa Barbara

5 Annual Graduates

UH Manoa is a fairly large public university located in the city of Honolulu.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Hawaii at Manoa

1 Annual Graduates

UC Irvine is a fairly large public university located in the city of Irvine.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of California - Irvine

Best East Asian Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best East Asian languages schools for a specific state in the Far Western US Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 180 17
Washington 122 1
Oregon 107 4
Hawaii 53 5

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East Asian Languages is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.

East Asian Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 12
Other East Asian Languages 7
Chinese Language & Literature 5
Japanese Language & Literature 2
Korean Language & Literature 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 85
Romance Languages 24
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 13
Germanic Languages 12
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 7
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 6
Classical Languages & Literature 6
Southeast Asian & Pacific Languages 1

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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