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2023 Best Germanic Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

2 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
13 Doctor's Degrees
Germanic Languages isn't the most popular doctorate program in the world, but it's not the least popular either. To be more precise it ranks #141 in popularity out of 306 majors in the country. As such, the degree program isn't offered at every college in the United States, but there are schools that do have a program in the field that are top-notch when it comes to quality.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to determine which ones were the best for Germanic languages students pursuing a doctor's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 13 doctor's degrees in Germanic languages to qualified students.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

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 doctor's degree from the school. After all, your doctor's 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

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

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to Germanic languages students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other Germanic languages students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
  • 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 Germanic 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 Germanic languages related body.

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

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Germanic Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Germanic Languages in the Middle Atlantic Region

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a doctor's degree in Germanic languages.

Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools for a Doctorate in German

4 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat Columbia University in the City of New York if you want to pursue a doctor's degree in Germanic languages. Columbia is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of New York.More information about a doctorate in Germanic languages from Columbia University in the City of New York

#2

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
3 Annual Graduates

It is hard to beat Georgetown University if you want to pursue a doctor's degree in Germanic languages. Georgetown is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Washington.More information about a doctorate in Germanic languages from Georgetown University

Best Germanic Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best Germanic languages colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 176 2
New York 174 4
Maryland 119 2
New Jersey 115 2
District of Columbia 81 3

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

German Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
German Language & Literature 13

Majors Similar to German

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 114
Romance Languages 88
Classical Languages & Literature 22
East Asian Languages 15
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 14
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 3
American Sign Language 3

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 fdecomite. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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