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2023 Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region

5 Colleges in the Great Lakes Region
7 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.

College Factual looked at 5 colleges and universities when compiling its 2023 Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 7 doctor's degrees in East Asian languages during the 2020-2021 academic year.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

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

Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region The East Asian doctor'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 take this into account we consider a school's overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking which itself looks at a combination of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

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

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on East Asian languages students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of East Asian languages students who choose to seek a doctor's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for East Asian languages to pay back their student loans after receiving their doctor's degree.
  • 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 colleges for East Asian languages students working on their doctor's degree.

More Ways to Rank East Asian Languages Schools

The East Asian school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best East Asian Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region.

Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study East Asian Languages in the Great Lakes Region

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

Top Great Lakes Region Schools for a Doctorate in East Asian

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University of Chicago is a great option for individuals interested in a doctor's degree in East Asian languages. UChicago is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Chicago.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Chicago

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It's difficult to beat Ohio State University - Main Campus if you wish to pursue a doctor's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from Ohio State University - Main Campus

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University of Wisconsin - Madison is a great choice for individuals pursuing a doctor's degree in East Asian languages. UW - Madison is a very large public university located in the city of Madison.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Wisconsin - Madison

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is a great option for students pursuing a doctor's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the city of Ann Arbor, U-M is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Located in the city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in East Asian languages from Indiana University - Bloomington

Best East Asian Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best East Asian languages colleges for a specific state in the Great Lakes Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Illinois 153 2
Michigan 149 1
Ohio 144 2
Indiana 132 1
Wisconsin 108 1

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One of 17 majors within the Foreign Languages & Linguistics area of study, East Asian Languages has other similar majors worth exploring.

East Asian Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Other East Asian Languages 5
Chinese Language & Literature 1
Japanese Language & Literature 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 84
Romance Languages 59
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 26
Classical Languages & Literature 17
Germanic Languages 15
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 7
South Asian Languages 3
African 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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