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2022 Best Germanic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region

7 Colleges in the Far Western US Region
19 Master's Degrees
If you're seeking a Master's Degree in Germanic languages, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #225 one in the country in terms of popularity.This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

College Factual reviewed 7 schools in the Far Western US Region to determine which ones were the best for master's degree seekers in the field of Germanic languages. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 19 master's degrees in Germanic languages during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Germanic Languages School for Your Master's Degree

Best Germanic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region The German master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality German program can vary widely even among the top schools. 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 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.

The vast majority of the colleges on this list are in at least the top 46% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 529 to 1 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of master's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their master's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Germanic languages students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other Germanic 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 much debt Germanic languages students go into to obtain their master's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized Germanic languages related body.

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

More Ways to Rank Germanic Languages Schools

The German 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 Germanic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Far Western US Region.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Germanic Languages in the Far Western US Region

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for Germanic languages students seeking a a master's degree.

Top Far Western US Region Schools for a Master's in German

1 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat University of California - Los Angeles if you wish to pursue a master's degree in Germanic languages. Located in the city of Los Angeles, UCLA is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #27 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UCLA is a great university overall.

With 1 individuals who completed this degree in the most recent data year, University of California - Los Angeles is one of the most popular universities to study German in the Far Western US Region .

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6 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat University of Washington - Seattle Campus if you want to pursue a master's degree in Germanic languages. Located in the city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #61 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UW Seattle is a great university overall.

There were approximately 6 Germanic languages individuals who graduated with this degree at UW Seattle in the most recent data year.

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6 Annual Graduates

California State University - Long Beach is a good choice for individuals pursuing a master's degree in Germanic languages. CSULB is a very large public university located in the city of Long Beach. This university ranks 39th out of 96 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of California.

California State University - Long Beach is a fairly popular university to study German in the Far Western US Region with about 6 graduates in the most recent year we have data available.

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1 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat University of California - Irvine if you want to pursue a master's degree in Germanic languages. UC Irvine is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Irvine. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #110 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UC Irvine is a great university overall.

There were about 1 Germanic languages students who graduated with this degree at UC Irvine in the most recent year we have data available.

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#5

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR
2 Annual Graduates

UO is a very large public university located in the medium-sized city of Eugene. This university ranks 6th out of 15 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Oregon.

There were roughly 2 Germanic languages individuals who graduated with this degree at UO in the most recent data year.

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#6

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
1 Annual Graduates

SFSU is a fairly large public university located in the large city of San Francisco. This university ranks 69th out of 96 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of California.

San Francisco State University is one of the most popular universities to study German in the Far Western US Region with approximately 1 graduations in the most recent data year.

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2 Annual Graduates

Portland State University is a very large public university located in the city of Portland. This university ranks 9th out of 15 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Oregon.

There were roughly 2 Germanic languages students who graduated with this degree at Portland State University in the most recent data year.

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Best Germanic Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best Germanic languages schools for a specific state in the Far Western US Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 244 13
Washington 184 0
Oregon 151 4

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

German Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
German Language & Literature 15
Sc&inavian Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 214
Romance Languages 163
East Asian Languages 25
Classical Languages & Literature 12
Native American Languages 11
American Sign Language 9
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 6
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 5
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 4

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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