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2022 Best Romance Languages Master's Degree Schools in the New England Region

8 Colleges in the New England Region
125 Master's Degrees
a master's degree in romance languages is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #106 out of 326 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 8 schools in the New England 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 125 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 New England Region The romance languages master'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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Overall Quality Is a Must

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 Early-Career Salaries

Average early-career salary of those graduating with their master's degree is one indicator we use in our analysis to find the schools that offer the highest-quality education. After all, your master'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

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on romance languages students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of romance 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 romance 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 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.

More Ways to Rank Romance Languages Schools

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Romance Languages Master's Degree Schools in the New England Region list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Romance Languages in the New England Region

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

Top New England Region Schools for a Master's in Romance Languages

#1

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT
79 Annual Graduates
$20,500 Median Student Debt

Middlebury College is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in romance languages. Located in the town of Middlebury, Middlebury is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

Students who graduate with their master's from the romance languages program state that they receive average early career income of $37,100.

More information about a master’s in romance languages from Middlebury College

#2

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
10 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat Boston College if you want to pursue a master's degree in romance languages. Boston College is a fairly large private not-for-profit college located in the small city of Chestnut Hill.More information about a master’s in romance languages from Boston College

#3

Brown University

Providence, RI
3 Annual Graduates

Brown University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in romance languages. Located in the midsize city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population.More information about a master’s in romance languages from Brown University

#4

Tufts University

Medford, MA
1 Annual Graduates

Tufts University is a wonderful choice for students interested in a master's degree in romance languages. Tufts is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Medford.More information about a master’s in romance languages from Tufts University

#5

Boston University

Boston, MA
3 Annual Graduates

Boston U is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Boston.More information about a master’s in romance languages from Boston University

6 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a master’s in romance languages from University of Massachusetts Amherst

4 Annual Graduates

Located in the suburb of Kingston, URI is a public university with a large student population.More information about a master’s in romance languages from University of Rhode Island

4 Annual Graduates

SCSU is a medium-sized public university located in the medium-sized city of New Haven.More information about a master’s in romance languages from Southern Connecticut State University

Best Romance Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best romance languages schools for a specific state in the New England Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 215 30
Connecticut 150 14
Rhode Island 116 6
New Hampshire 102 1
Vermont 88 90
Maine 86 2

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

Romance Languages Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Spanish Language & Literature 53
French Language & Literature 33
General Romance Languages 17
Italian Language & Literature 14
General Hispanic & Latin American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 5
Portuguese 3

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 146
Classical Languages & Literature 25
East Asian Languages 22
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 8
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 7
Germanic Languages 6

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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