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2022 Best Language Translation Master's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region

3 Colleges in the Great Lakes Region
32 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.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 3 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Language Translation Master's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 32 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 in the Great Lakes Region 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.

The vast majority of the colleges on this list are in at least the top 73% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 1065 to 204 )
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 schools for language translation students working on their master's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The language translation 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 Language Translation Master's Degree Schools in the Great Lakes Region.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Language Translation in the Great Lakes Region

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

Top Great Lakes Region Schools for a Master's in Language Translation

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

It's hard to beat University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign if you want to pursue a master's degree in language translation. 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 roughly 12 language translation students who graduated with this degree at UIUC in the most recent data year.

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

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

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in language translation. Located in the city of Milwaukee, UWM is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 19th out of 31 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were approximately 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

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

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in language translation needs to take a look at Kent State University at Kent. Kent State is a very 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 approximately 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

Best Language Translation Colleges by State

Explore the best language translation colleges for a specific state in the Great Lakes Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Illinois 530 18
Ohio 466 24
Wisconsin 302 3

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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 80
Modern Languages 31
Applied Linguistics 10
Comparative Literature 7
Other Linguistic, Comparative, & Related Language Studies & Services 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 Pandit Rahul Sanskrutayan, Banshidhar Mohanty. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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