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2022 Best Modern Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Southwest Region

3 Colleges in the Southwest Region
39 Master's Degrees
a master's degree in modern languages is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #365 out of 1095 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 3 schools in the Southwest Region to determine which ones were the best for modern languages students pursuing a master's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 39 master's degrees in modern languages to qualified students.

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

Best Modern Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Southwest Region Your choice of modern languages 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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Overall Quality Is a Must

The overall quality of a master's degree school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we include a college's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a combination of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

The vast majority of the schools on this list are in at least the top 43% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 465 to 120 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

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 modern languages students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of modern languages students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • 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.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized modern languages related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for modern languages 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 Modern Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Southwest Region list to help you make the college decision.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Modern Languages in the Southwest Region

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in modern languages.

Top Southwest Region Schools for a Master's in Modern Languages

#1

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In TX
14 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in modern languages needs to look into Lamar University. Located in the medium-sized city of Beaumont, Lamar University is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 24th out of 65 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Texas.

A favorite choice for modern languages students, there were roughly 14 learners who completed this degree at Lamar University in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in modern languages from Lamar University

#2

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
15 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat Texas Tech University if you wish to pursue a master's degree in modern languages. Located in the city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #286 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Texas Tech is a great university overall.

There were roughly 15 modern languages individuals who graduated with this degree at Texas Tech in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in modern languages from Texas Tech University

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

Any student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in modern languages has to look into The University of Texas at Arlington. UT Arlington is a very large public university located in the large city of Arlington. This university ranks 10th out of 65 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Texas.

There were roughly 10 modern languages students who graduated with this degree at UT Arlington in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in modern languages from The University of Texas at Arlington

Best Modern Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best modern languages schools for a specific state in the Southwest Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 520 28

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Modern Languages is one of 5 different types of Linguistics & Comparative Literature programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics 37
Applied Linguistics 20
Language Translation 11
Comparative Literature 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 Pandit Rahul Sanskrutayan, Banshidhar Mohanty. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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