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2023 Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Master's Degree Schools

9 Colleges in the United States
88 Master's Degrees
Middle Eastern Semitic Languagesmaster's programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #246 out of the 343 majors we look at each year. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 9 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for Middle Eastern semitic languages students pursuing a master's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 88 master's degrees in Middle Eastern semitic languages to qualified students.

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

Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Master's Degree Schools The Middle Eastern semitic Languages master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality Middle Eastern semitic Languages program can vary widely even among the top schools. 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.

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of master's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their master's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

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 Middle Eastern semitic languages students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of Middle Eastern semitic languages students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
  • 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 Middle Eastern semitic 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 Middle Eastern semitic languages related body.

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

One Size Does Not Fit All

The Middle Eastern semitic Languages 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 Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Master's Degree Schools.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Middle Eastern Semitic Languages in the United States

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for Middle Eastern semitic languages students seeking a a master's degree.

Top Schools for a Master's in Middle Eastern Semitic Languages

7 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat Columbia University in the City of New York if you want to pursue a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Located in the large city of New York, Columbia is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Columbia University in the City of New York

2 Annual Graduates

Every student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages has to check out University of California - Los Angeles. Located in the large city of Los Angeles, UCLA is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from University of California - Los Angeles

#3

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
4 Annual Graduates

University of Chicago is a great choice for individuals pursuing a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Located in the city of Chicago, UChicago is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from University of Chicago

4 Annual Graduates

Any student who is interested in a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages has to look into University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. U-M is a fairly large public university located in the midsize city of Ann Arbor.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

1 Annual Graduates

Ohio State is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Columbus.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Ohio State University - Main Campus

2 Annual Graduates

IU Bloomington is a very large public university located in the city of Bloomington.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Indiana University - Bloomington

#7

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT
1 Annual Graduates

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 Middle Eastern semitic languages from Middlebury College

#8

DePaul University

Chicago, IL
2 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Chicago, DePaul is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from DePaul University

#9

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
5 Annual Graduates

Wayne State is a very large public university located in the city of Detroit.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Wayne State University

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 Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Arabic Language & Literature 27
Middle/Near Eastern & Semitic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other 24
Ancient Near Eastern & Biblical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 23
Middle/Near Eastern & Semitic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, General 7
Hebrew Language & Literature 7

Majors Similar to Middle Eastern Semitic Languages

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 1,167
Romance Languages 975
Classical Languages & Literature 217
East Asian Languages 143
American Sign Language 112
Germanic Languages 88
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 49
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 26
South Asian Languages 19
Second Language Learning 19

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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