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2023 Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Doctor's Degree Schools

7 Colleges in the United States
51 Doctor's Degrees
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages is about average in terms of popularity for doctor's degrees programs. That is, it ranks #146 out of the 306 majors across the country that we analyze each year. As such, the degree program isn't offered at every college in the United States, but there are schools that do have a program in the field that are top-notch when it comes to quality.

College Factual looked at 7 colleges and universities when compiling its 2023 Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Doctor's Degree Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 51 doctor's degrees in Middle Eastern semitic languages to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Middle Eastern Semitic Languages School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Doctor's Degree Schools The Middle Eastern semitic Languages doctor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

Quality Overall Is Important

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To take this into account we consider a college's overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking which itself looks at a host of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

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 doctor's degree from the school. After all, your doctor's degree won't mean much if it doesn't help you find a job that will help you earn a living.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Middle Eastern semitic languages students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other Middle Eastern semitic languages students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
  • 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.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for Middle Eastern semitic languages to pay back their student loans after receiving their doctor's degree.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized Middle Eastern semitic languages related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Middle Eastern semitic languages students working on their doctor's degree.

More Ways to Rank Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Schools

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 Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Doctor's Degree Schools list to help you make the college decision.

Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Middle Eastern Semitic Languages in the United States

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a doctor's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages.

Top Schools for a Doctorate in Middle Eastern Semitic Languages

4 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat Columbia University in the City of New York if you wish to pursue a doctor's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Columbia is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of New York.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Columbia University in the City of New York

6 Annual Graduates

University of California - Los Angeles is a good option for students pursuing a doctor's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. UCLA is a fairly large public university located in the city of Los Angeles.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from University of California - Los Angeles

14 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat University of Chicago if you want to pursue a doctor's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. UChicago is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Chicago.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from University of Chicago

2 Annual Graduates

It's hard to beat University of Michigan - Ann Arbor if you wish to pursue a doctor's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor, U-M is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

8 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Indiana University - Bloomington

2 Annual Graduates

UT Austin is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Austin.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from The University of Texas at Austin

2 Annual Graduates

Located in the large city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Ohio State University - Main Campus

Middle Eastern Semitic Languages by Region

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Middle Eastern Semitic Languages is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.

Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Middle/Near Eastern & Semitic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other 28
Middle/Near Eastern & Semitic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, General 14
Hebrew Language & Literature 4
Ancient Near Eastern & Biblical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 4
Arabic Language & Literature 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 427
Romance Languages 301
Classical Languages & Literature 67
East Asian Languages 57
Germanic Languages 55
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 20
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 13
American Sign Language 3
South Asian Languages 3
African Languages 1

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 Nabaten. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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