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2022 Best East Asian Languages Associate Degree Schools

2 Colleges in the United States
156 Associate Degrees
When it comes to popularity, an associate degree in East Asian languages sits in the middle of the road, ranking #176 out of 312 majors in the country. So, you may have to do some digging around to find quality schools that offer the degree program. This list can help with that.

College Factual reviewed 2 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for associate degree seekers in the field of East Asian languages. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 156 associate degrees in East Asian languages during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Average Early-Career Salaries

To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their associate degree from the school. After all, your associate degree won't mean much if it doesn't help you find a job that will help you earn a living.

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 - The number of East Asian languages students who choose to seek a associate degree at the school.
  • 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 associate degree.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized East Asian languages related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for East Asian languages students working on their associate 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 Associate Degree Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

Best Schools for Associate Students to Study East Asian Languages in the United States

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing an associate degree in East Asian languages.

Top Schools for an Associate in East Asian

16 Annual Graduates

Every student who is interested in an associate degree in East Asian languages needs to take a look at Austin Community College District. Austin Community College District is a fairly large public college located in the city of Austin.More information about a associate in East Asian languages from Austin Community College District

7 Annual Graduates

Weber State University is a wonderful decision for students interested in an associate degree in East Asian languages. WSU is a very large public university located in the city of Ogden.More information about a associate in East Asian languages from Weber State University

East Asian Languages by Region

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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
Japanese Language & Literature 123
Chinese Language & Literature 32
Korean Language & Literature 1

Majors Similar to East Asian

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 1,176
American Sign Language 1,023
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 488
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 27
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 20
Germanic Languages 16
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 5
Native American Languages 4
Southeast Asian & Pacific Languages 2
Classical Languages & Literature 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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