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2023 Best Value Colleges for East Asian Languages

74 Ranked Colleges
2,293 Degrees Awarded
$14,300 Avg Net Price*
Best Value East Asian Schools

When pursuing a degree in today’s world, students have many different options to choose from. One of our goals at College Factual is to give you as much information as we can - such as our “Best Value East Asian Schools” ranking - to help you make that decision.

In 2020-2021, 2,293 people earned their degree in East Asian languages, making the major the 188th most popular in the United States. In 2019-2020, East Asian languages graduates who were awarded their degree in 2017-2019, earned an average of $28,485 and had an average of $22,162 in loans still to pay off.

For this year’s “Best Value East Asian Schools” ranking, we looked at 74 colleges that offer a degree in East Asian languages. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent East Asian languages programs, but they also cost less that schools of similar quality.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the East Asian languages program at the school and the cost to attend the school once aid has been awarded. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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Best Value East Asian Schools

The colleges and universities below are the best for east asian students.

Top 25 Best Value Colleges for East Asian Languages

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Brigham Young University - Provo. It ranked #1 on our 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools list. This large school is located in Provo, Utah, and it awarded 33 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

BYU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #14 on our “Best East Asian Languages Schools” list. It costs about $13,474 for East Asian students per year to attend Brigham Young University - Provo.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 92%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 1.3%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Brigham Young University - Provo

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Weber State University. It ranked #2 on our 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools list. Weber State University is a large public school situated in Ogden, Utah. It awarded 19 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend WSU is $11,647 for East Asian students.

The low undergrad student loan default rate of 4.1% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%.

Read more about East Asian Languages at Weber State University

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San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California

Out of the 74 schools in the Best Value East Asian Schools that were part of this year’s ranking, San Francisco State University landed the #3 spot on the list. This large school is located in San Francisco, California, and it awarded 31 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend San Francisco State University is $14,459 for East Asian students.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 4.3%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at SFSU

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Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

Out of the 74 schools in the Best Value East Asian Schools that were part of this year’s ranking, Florida State University landed the #4 spot on the list. Florida State University is a public institution located in Tallahassee, Florida. The school has a large population, and it awarded 26 ’s degrees in 2020-2021.

The estimated yearly cost for Florida State University is $9,946 for East Asian students.

With a freshman retention rate of 95%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students. The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 2.8%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Full Florida State East Asian Languages Report

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Hunter College
New York, New York

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Hunter College. It ranked #5 on our 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools list. Hunter is a public institution located in New York, New York. The school has a large population, and it awarded 14 ’s degrees in 2020-2021.

It costs about $2,158 for east asian students per year to attend Hunter.

The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is 3.1%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Hunter

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Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Western Michigan University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. Western Michigan University is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan and, has a fairly large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 4 ’s East Asian degrees to qualified students.

The estimated yearly cost for Western Michigan University is $20,371 for East Asian students.

Full Western Michigan University East Asian Languages Report

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte landed the #7 spot on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. This large school is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, and it awarded 36 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend UNC Charlotte is $17,634 for East Asian students.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 85%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 4.4%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read more about East Asian Languages at UNC Charlotte

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University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

University of Utah came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. University of Utah is a large public school situated in Salt Lake City, Utah. It awarded 19 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend U of U is $13,572 for east asian students.

With a freshman retention rate of 89%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students. The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 1.7%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Full University of Utah East Asian Languages Report

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Queens College
Queens, New York

Queens College did quite well in the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking, coming in at #9. Queens College is located in Queens, New York and, has a fairly large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 12 ’s East Asian degrees to qualified students.

It costs about $3,469 for East Asian students per year to attend QC.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 4.1%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Queens College

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University of North Texas came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. Denton, Texas is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out ’s East Asian degrees to 25 students in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend University of North Texas is $14,122 for East Asian students.

With a freshman retention rate of 85%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students.

Full UNT East Asian Languages Report

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University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

University of Kansas came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. University of Kansas is a public institution located in Lawrence, Kansas. The school has a large population, and it awarded 30 ’s degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend University of Kansas is $20,257 for east asian students.

The low undergrad student loan default rate of 4.3% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%. Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at University of Kansas

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Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington

Western Washington University landed the #12 spot on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. Bellingham, Washington is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out ’s East Asian degrees to 20 students in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend WWU is $17,070 for east asian students.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 1.7%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Western Washington University

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University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

University of Georgia did quite well in the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking, coming in at #13. University of Georgia is a public institution located in Athens, Georgia. The school has a large population, and it awarded 9 ’s degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend UGA is $14,257 for East Asian students.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 94%. The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is 1.9%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Read more about East Asian Languages at University of Georgia

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ranked #14 on this year’s Best Value East Asian Schools list. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a large public school situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It awarded 51 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

UMN Twin Cities not only placed well in this ranking. It is also #25 on our “Best East Asian Languages Schools” list. It costs about $17,878 for East Asian students per year to attend University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 93%. The low undergrad student loan default rate of 1.7% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%.

Full UMN Twin Cities East Asian Languages Report

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California State University - Long Beach came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. This large school is located in Long Beach, California, and it awarded 8 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

It costs about $10,054 for east asian students per year to attend CSULB.

With a freshman retention rate of 89%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students. The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 2.4%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read more about East Asian Languages at California State University - Long Beach

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Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

Ball State University did quite well in the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking, coming in at #16. Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana and, has a large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 13 ’s East Asian degrees to qualified students.

The yearly cost to attend Ball State is $14,765 for east asian students.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 4.2%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read more about East Asian Languages at Ball State University

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University of Wisconsin - Madison landed the #17 spot on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. This large school is located in Madison, Wisconsin, and it awarded 51 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

UW - Madison also made our “Best East Asian Languages Schools” list, coming in at #7. The yearly cost to attend UW - Madison is $17,234 for east asian students.

The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 0.9%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%. With a freshman retention rate of 95%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students.

Read more about East Asian Languages at University of Wisconsin - Madison

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With a ranking of #18, California State University - Fullerton did quite well on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools list. California State University - Fullerton is a large public school situated in Fullerton, California. It awarded 9 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

It costs about $8,003 for east asian students per year to attend Cal State Fullerton.

The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is 2.5%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%. Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

Full California State University - Fullerton East Asian Languages Report

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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus landed the #19 spot on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. Pitt is a large school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that handed out 14 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

Pitt not only placed well in this ranking. It is also #23 on our “Best East Asian Languages Schools” list. The estimated yearly cost for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is $27,058 for East Asian students.

The low undergrad student loan default rate of 2.9% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%. With a freshman retention rate of 93%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students.

Full University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus East Asian Languages Report

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Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, Kentucky

Northern Kentucky University did quite well in the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking, coming in at #20. NKU is located in Highland Heights, Kentucky and, has a fairly large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 9 ’s East Asian degrees to qualified students.

It costs about $9,183 for east asian students per year to attend Northern Kentucky University.

Full NKU East Asian Languages Report

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San Diego State University
San Diego, California

With a ranking of #21, San Diego State University did quite well on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools list. SDSU is a large school located in San Diego, California that handed out 9 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend San Diego State University is $13,845 for East Asian students.

The low undergrad student loan default rate of 2.2% is a good sign that students have an easier time paying off their loans than they might at other schools. For comparison, the national default rate is 10.1%. The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 89%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

Read more about East Asian Languages at San Diego State University

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Ohio State University - Main Campus ranked #22 on this year’s Best Value East Asian Schools list. Located in Columbus, Ohio, this large public school awarded 70 diplomas to qualified ’s East Asian students in 2020-2021.

As a testament to the quality of education offered at Ohio State, the school also landed the #17 spot in our “Best East Asian Languages Schools” ranking. The yearly cost to attend Ohio State is $16,845 for East Asian students.

With a freshman retention rate of 94%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its undergraduate students. The school has an impressive undergrad student loan default rate. It’s only 3.6%, which is much lower than the national rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Ohio State

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Rutgers University - New Brunswick
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Rutgers University - New Brunswick landed the #23 spot on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. Rutgers University - New Brunswick is a public institution located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The school has a large population, and it awarded 21 ’s degrees in 2020-2021.

The yearly cost to attend Rutgers New Brunswick is $23,035 for east asian students.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 93%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is 2.6%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Full Rutgers University - New Brunswick East Asian Languages Report

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West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia

West Virginia University landed the #24 spot on the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking. West Virginia University is located in Morgantown, West Virginia and, has a large student population. In 2020-2021, this school awarded 4 ’s East Asian degrees to qualified students.

The yearly cost to attend West Virginia University is $13,355 for east asian students.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at West Virginia University

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Arizona State University - Tempe did quite well in the 2023 Best Value East Asian Schools ranking, coming in at #25. Arizona State University - Tempe is a large school located in Tempe, Arizona that handed out 10 ’s East Asian degrees in 2020-2021.

The estimated yearly cost for Arizona State University - Tempe is $13,107 for east asian students.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 86%. The undergrad student loan default rate at the school is 4.5%, which is quite low when compared to the national default rate of 10.1%.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Arizona State University - Tempe

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