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2022 Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

4 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
39 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 #237 out of the 326 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

College Factual reviewed 4 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to determine which ones were the best for master's degree seekers in the field of Middle Eastern semitic languages. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 39 master's degrees in Middle Eastern semitic languages during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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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 in the Middle Atlantic Region 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. 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 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.

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 master's degree from the school. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their master's degree is to enable themselves to find better-paying positions.

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 full 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

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Middle Eastern Semitic Languages in the Middle Atlantic Region

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages.

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

12 Annual Graduates

Columbia University in the City of New York is a wonderful option for individuals pursuing 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

New York University

New York, NY
7 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat New York University if you want to pursue a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Located in the large city of New York, NYU 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 New York University

2 Annual Graduates

Catholic University of America is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Located in the large city of Washington, CUA is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population.More information about a master’s in Middle Eastern semitic languages from Catholic University of America

#4

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
1 Annual Graduates

It is hard to beat University of Pennsylvania if you wish to pursue a master's degree in Middle Eastern semitic languages. Located in the large city of Philadelphia, UPenn 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 University of Pennsylvania

Best Middle Eastern Semitic Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best Middle Eastern semitic languages colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 249 29
Pennsylvania 238 1
District of Columbia 151 5

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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 17
Middle/Near Eastern & Semitic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other 13
Hebrew Language & Literature 7
Middle/Near Eastern & Semitic Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, General 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 218
Romance Languages 203
East Asian Languages 62
American Sign Language 47
Classical Languages & Literature 41
Germanic Languages 17
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 14
Second Language Learning 13
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 11

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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