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

22 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
203 Master's Degrees
If you plan on getting your master's degree in romance languages, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #106 in the country in terms of popularity. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 22 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to determine which ones were the best for romance languages students pursuing a master's degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 203 master's degrees in romance languages during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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

Best Romance Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region Your choice of romance languages for getting your master'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

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 take this into account we consider a college's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a collection of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 26% of our overall quality ranking while the lowest ranked school on the list is still in the top 33%.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 310 to 20 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

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

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 - How many other romance languages students want to attend this school to pursue a master'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 romance languages to pay back their student loans after receiving their master's degree.
  • 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 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 Romance 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 Romance Languages in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

10 Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools for a Master's in Romance Languages

38 Annual Graduates

Every student pursuing a degree in a master's degree in romance languages has to take a look at Columbia University in the City of New York. Columbia is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of New York. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #21 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Columbia is a great university overall.

There were roughly 38 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Columbia in the most recent year we have data available.

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#2

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
7 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat Georgetown University if you wish to pursue a master's degree in romance languages. Georgetown is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Washington. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #19 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were roughly 7 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent data year.

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#3

New York University

New York, NY
33 Annual Graduates

Every student who is interested in a master's degree in romance languages needs to check out New York University. NYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of New York. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #40 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means NYU is a great university overall.

There were about 33 romance languages individuals who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent year we have data available.

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#4

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
6 Annual Graduates

Syracuse University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in romance languages. Located in the medium-sized city of Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #88 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Syracuse is a great university overall.

There were about 6 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Syracuse in the most recent data year.

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#5

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
6 Annual Graduates

UPenn is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Philadelphia. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #11 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means UPenn is a great university overall.

There were about 6 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at UPenn in the most recent data year.

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#6

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ
10 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Montclair, Montclair State is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 8th out of 30 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of New Jersey.

There were approximately 10 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Montclair State in the most recent year we have data available.

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#7

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
1 Annual Graduates

Located in the small city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #16 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Cornell is a great university overall.

There were approximately 1 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Cornell in the most recent data year.

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1 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Newark, UD is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #132 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means UD is a great university overall.More information about a master’s in romance languages from University of Delaware

14 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #112 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Rutgers New Brunswick is a great university overall.

There were roughly 14 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Rutgers New Brunswick in the most recent year we have data available.

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#10

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY
3 Annual Graduates

Binghamton University is a fairly large public university located in the midsize suburb of Vestal. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #165 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means Binghamton University is a great university overall.

Binghamton University is one of the most popular universities to study romance languages in the Middle Atlantic Region with about 3 graduates in the most recent data year.

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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
New York 249 141
Pennsylvania 238 49
Maryland 190 3
New Jersey 178 36
District of Columbia 151 11

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One of 17 majors within the Foreign Languages & Linguistics area of study, Romance Languages has other similar majors worth exploring.

Romance Languages Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Spanish Language & Literature 109
French Language & Literature 51
Italian Language & Literature 19
General Hispanic & Latin American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 13
Other Romance Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 6
General Romance Languages 5

Majors Similar to Romance Languages

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 218
East Asian Languages 62
American Sign Language 47
Classical Languages & Literature 41
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 39
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 Susana Freixeiro. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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