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

3 Colleges in the Great Lakes Region
21 Master's Degrees
If you're seeking a Master's Degree in East Asian languages, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #224 one in the country in terms of popularity.As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 3 schools in the Great Lakes Region to determine which ones were the best for East Asian languages students pursuing a master's degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 21 master's degrees in East Asian languages during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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

Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region The East Asian master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality East Asian program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

Quality Overall Is Important

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.

Average Earnings

To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their master's degree from the school. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their master'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 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.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for East Asian languages to pay back their student loans after receiving their master'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 schools for East Asian languages students working on their master's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best East Asian Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

Best Schools for Master’s 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 master's degree.

Top Great Lakes Region Schools for a Master's in East Asian

4 Annual Graduates

University of Wisconsin - Madison is a wonderful choice for individuals interested in a master's degree in East Asian languages. Located in the city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from University of Wisconsin - Madison

10 Annual Graduates

Ohio State University - Main Campus is a wonderful decision for individuals pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages. Ohio State is a very large public university located in the large city of Columbus.More information about a master’s in East Asian languages from Ohio State University - Main Campus

5 Annual Graduates

Indiana University - Bloomington is a wonderful decision for students pursuing a master's degree in East Asian languages. IU Bloomington is a very large public university located in the city of Bloomington.More information about a master’s 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 221 2
Michigan 211 0
Ohio 207 10
Indiana 191 5
Wisconsin 173 4

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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 Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Other East Asian Languages 10
Japanese Language & Literature 6
Chinese Language & Literature 5

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 189
Romance Languages 137
Germanic Languages 30
Classical Languages & Literature 22
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 20
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 6
Second Language Learning 6
South Asian Languages 2
African Languages 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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