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2022 Best Germanic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the New England Region

2 Colleges in the New England Region
6 Master's Degrees
You'll be studying one of the lesser sought-after majors if you pursue a Master's Degree in Germanic languages. It is ranked #225 out of 326 major degree programs in terms of popularity. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 2 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Germanic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the New England Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 6 master's degrees in Germanic languages during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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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 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 schools for Germanic languages students working on their master's degree.

More Ways to Rank Germanic Languages Schools

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 Master's Degree Schools in the New England Region list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Germanic Languages in the New England Region

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

Top New England Region Schools for a Master's in German


Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT
4 Annual Graduates

It is hard to beat Middlebury College if you wish to pursue a master's degree in Germanic languages. Located in the town of Middlebury, Middlebury is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.More information about a master’s in Germanic languages from Middlebury College

1 Annual Graduates

Every student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in Germanic languages has to check out University of Massachusetts Amherst. Located in the suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in Germanic languages from University of Massachusetts Amherst

Best Germanic Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best Germanic languages colleges for a specific state in the New England Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 215 6
Connecticut 150 2
Vermont 88 5
Maine 86 0

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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 6

Majors Similar to German

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 146
Romance Languages 125
Classical Languages & Literature 25
East Asian Languages 22
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 8
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 7

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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