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2022 Best Language Translation Master's Degree Schools

10 Colleges in the United States
154 Master's Degrees
If you plan on getting your master's degree in language translation, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #400 in the country in terms of popularity. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

College Factual reviewed 10 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for master's degree seekers in the field of language translation. Combined, these schools handed out 154 master's degrees in language translation to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Language Translation School for Your Master's Degree

Best Language Translation Master's Degree Schools Your choice of language translation for getting your master's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. 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.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 53% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 484 to 1 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

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 language translation students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other language translation 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.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized language translation related body.

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

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Language Translation Master's Degree Schools list to help you make the college decision.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Language Translation in the United States

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

10 Top Schools for a Master's in Language Translation

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA
56 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey if you wish to pursue a master's degree in language translation. Middlebury Institute is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Monterey. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #53 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Middlebury Institute is a great school overall.

There were roughly 56 language translation students who graduated with this degree at Middlebury Institute in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in language translation from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

#2

New York University

New York, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NY
6 Annual Graduates

New York University is a great choice for individuals pursuing a master's degree in language translation. Located in the city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #40 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means NYU is a great university overall.

There were about 6 language translation individuals who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in language translation from New York University

#3

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NC
11 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in language translation has to check out Wake Forest University. Wake Forest University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Winston-Salem. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #47 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Wake Forest University is a great university overall.

There were about 11 language translation individuals who graduated with this degree at Wake Forest University in the most recent year we have data available.

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#4

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In NY
3 Annual Graduates

University of Rochester is a great decision for students pursuing a master's degree in language translation. Located in the midsize city of Rochester, University of Rochester is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #57 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means University of Rochester is a great university overall.

With 3 individuals who completed this degree in the most recent data year, University of Rochester is one of the most popular universities to study language translation in the United States.

More information about a master’s in language translation from University of Rochester

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In IL
12 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Champaign, UIUC is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #44 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means UIUC is a great university overall.

There were approximately 12 language translation students who graduated with this degree at UIUC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in language translation from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

#6

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In IA
12 Annual Graduates

Iowa is a fairly large public university located in the city of Iowa City. This university ranks 4th out of 21 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Iowa.

There were approximately 12 language translation individuals who graduated with this degree at Iowa in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in language translation from University of Iowa

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WI
4 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Milwaukee, UWM is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 19th out of 31 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were about 4 language translation students who graduated with this degree at UWM in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in language translation from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
9 Annual Graduates

Located in the medium-sized city of Edinburg, UT Rio Grande Valley is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 16th out of 65 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Texas.

There were roughly 9 language translation students who graduated with this degree at UT Rio Grande Valley in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in language translation from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In OH
16 Annual Graduates

Kent State is a fairly large public university located in the large suburb of Kent. This university ranks 31st out of 50 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Ohio.

There were roughly 16 language translation students who graduated with this degree at Kent State in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in language translation from Kent State University at Kent

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In TX
2 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Laredo, Texas A&M International University is a public university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 48th out of 65 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Texas.

A popular major for language translation students, there were approximately 2 students who completed this degree at Texas A&M International University in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in language translation from Texas A&M International University

Language Translation by Region

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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One of 5 majors within the Linguistics & Comparative Literature area of study, Language Translation has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics 456
Modern Languages 251
Comparative Literature 145
Applied Linguistics 100
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 27

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 Pandit Rahul Sanskrutayan, Banshidhar Mohanty. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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