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2022 Best Romance Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region

8 Colleges in the Plains States Region
64 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 8 schools in the Plains States Region to determine which ones were the best for romance languages students pursuing a master's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 64 master's degrees in romance languages to qualified students.

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

Best Romance Languages Master's Degree Schools in the Plains States 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. 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.

The vast majority of the colleges on this list are in at least the top 41% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 483 to 51 )
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

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 Plains States Region list, to help you choose the best school for you.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Romance Languages in the Plains States Region

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

Top Plains States Region Schools for a Master's in Romance Languages

16 Annual Graduates

It is difficult to beat University of Nebraska at Kearney if you want to pursue a master's degree in romance languages. UNK is a moderately-sized public university located in the town of Kearney. This university ranks 4th out of 16 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were approximately 16 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at UNK in the most recent data year.

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6 Annual Graduates

Any student who is interested in a master's degree in romance languages needs to take a look at Minnesota State University - Mankato. Located in the city of Mankato, Minnesota State Mankato is a public university with a large student population. This university ranks 11th out of 25 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were approximately 6 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Minnesota State Mankato in the most recent data year.

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6 Annual Graduates

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in romance languages. Located in the large city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #117 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means UMN Twin Cities is a great university overall.

With 6 individuals who completed this degree in the most recent data year, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is one of the most popular universities to study romance languages in the Plains States Region .

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#4

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO
5 Annual Graduates

Any student who is interested in a master's degree in romance languages has to take a look at Saint Louis University. SLU is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Saint Louis. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #196 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means SLU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 5 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at SLU in the most recent data year.

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#5

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA
1 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Cedar Falls, UNI is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #219 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means UNI is a great university overall.

University of Northern Iowa is one of the most popular universities to study romance languages in the Plains States Region with roughly 1 graduates in the most recent data year.

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#6

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA
12 Annual Graduates

Iowa is a very large public university located in the small city of Iowa City. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #194 out of 1,305 colleges nationwide means Iowa is a great university overall.

There were about 12 romance languages students who graduated with this degree at Iowa in the most recent data year.

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#7

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
9 Annual Graduates

KU is a very large public university located in the small city of Lawrence. This university ranks 2nd out of 21 schools for overall master's degree quality in the state of Kansas.

There were roughly 9 romance languages individuals who graduated with this degree at KU in the most recent data year.

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5 Annual Graduates

WSU is a large public university located in the large city of Wichita. This university ranks 11th out of 21 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Kansas.

Wichita State University is one of the most popular universities to study romance languages in the Plains States Region with approximately 5 graduates in the most recent year we have data available.

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Best Romance Languages Colleges by State

Explore the best romance languages colleges for a specific state in the Plains States Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 184 11
Minnesota 169 16
Iowa 146 9
Kansas 144 8
Nebraska 116 6

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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 49
French Language & Literature 7
Other Romance Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 6
General Romance Languages 2

Majors Similar to Romance Languages

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 71
Classical Languages & Literature 13
East Asian Languages 6
American Sign Language 6
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 4
Germanic Languages 3
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 2

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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