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2023 Best Romance Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

8 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
88 Doctor's Degrees
a doctor's degree in romance languages is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #67 out of 306 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

In 2023, College Factual analyzed 8 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Romance Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 88 doctor's degrees in romance languages to qualified students.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

Choosing a Great Romance Languages School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Romance Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region Your choice of romance languages for getting your doctor's degree school matters. Important measures of a quality romance 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 take this into account we include a school'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 many resources a school devotes to romance languages students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of romance languages students who choose to seek a doctor'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.
  • Student Debt - How much debt romance languages students go into to obtain their doctor'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 romance languages related body.

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

One Size Does Not Fit All

The romance 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 Romance Languages Doctor's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region.

Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Romance Languages in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools for a Doctorate in Romance Languages

10 Annual Graduates

Columbia University in the City of New York is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in romance languages. Columbia is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of New York.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from Columbia University in the City of New York

#2

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
4 Annual Graduates

Georgetown University is a great decision for individuals pursuing a doctor's degree in romance languages. Georgetown is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from Georgetown University

#3

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
5 Annual Graduates

Cornell University is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a doctor's degree in romance languages. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from Cornell University

5 Annual Graduates

Rutgers University - New Brunswick is a good option for students interested in a doctor's degree in romance languages. Located in the small city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from Rutgers University - New Brunswick

3 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of College Park, UMCP is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from University of Maryland - College Park

#6

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA
3 Annual Graduates

Temple is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Philadelphia.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from Temple University

#7

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY
4 Annual Graduates

SUNY Stony Brook is a very large public university located in the suburb of Stony Brook.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from Stony Brook University

#8

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY
5 Annual Graduates

University at Buffalo is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of Buffalo.More information about a doctorate in romance languages from University at Buffalo

Best Romance Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best romance languages schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 176 19
New York 174 45
Maryland 119 10
New Jersey 115 9
District of Columbia 81 5

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Romance Languages is one of 17 different types of Foreign Languages & Linguistics programs to choose from.

Romance Languages Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Spanish Language & Literature 40
French Language & Literature 13
General Romance Languages 12
Other Romance Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 10
Italian Language & Literature 7
General Hispanic & Latin American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 6

Majors Similar to Romance Languages

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 114
Classical Languages & Literature 22
East Asian Languages 15
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 14
Germanic Languages 13
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 3
American Sign Language 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 Susana Freixeiro. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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