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2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

There are about 1,813 students enrolled in Chinese Language and Literature in the USA.

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popularity

Not Very Popular

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

782

Vs. National Avg.

-95%

popularity Rank

#307

cost

Somewhat Expensive

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$38K

Vs. National Avg.

56%

cost Rank

#43

salary

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$49K

Vs. National Avg.

23%

salary Rank

#61

professors

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

26%

professors Rank

#45

students

Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

15%

students Rank

#38

SUMMARY

Majoring in Chinese Language and Literature is a valuable choice and usually a necessary first step for scholars desiring to begin a career as a global marketing specialist, a chinese instructor, or a subtitler. Interestingly, chinese language and literature is a ​unique degree being the 252nd most popular area of study. Last academic year, there were 633 chinese language and literature graduates. In-state tuition for chinese language and literature at private universities is, on average, 4.3 times more pricey than their public rivals.

With just 104 universities offering this degree there could be limited options as to the institutions you can choose from. If you are looking to immerse yourself with other chinese language and literature students, consider schools in New York which have more undergrads admitted to chinese language and literature than any other state. Zooming out, the best region to pursue chinese language and literature is in the Mid East region with CUNY Hunter College, CUNY Queens College, and Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection for the best conference to study chinese language and literature is the Pacific-12 Conference with University of California-Los Angeles, University of Colorado Boulder, and University of Oregon representing the conference. On that topic, our selection for the best college for chinese language and literature is Harvard University. You might also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The objectively 'best' school might not actually be the best school for you. There might be lots more angels to consider when selecting institution. Features like campus amenities, transportation services, and food could definitely modify your feelings on which university to attend. At Authority, we weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which chinese language and literature university has the top campus, the winner is Harvard University. If, for example, you are mostly interested in which college boasts the top campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more so we can compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can find our well researched list for the universities with the best student life&nbspand our choice of the college with the best student life for chinese language and literature is Georgetown University. Are you curious why? Keep reading to discover more about our top recommendations. Some of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If cost is a significant factor in your decision on where to go to school, you might be cautious about Vassar College. Vassar College&nbspis the most expensive college for chinese language and literature, at least for out of state attendance. That being said, we have an entire page for the most expensive&nbspuniversities that might put the cost at Vassar College&nbspinto perspective. You could also care to know that chinese language and literature is the 109th most expensive major in the nation, with an average bill of $38,400. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for chinese language and literature in the nation is District of Columbia at George Washington University and Georgetown University, the primary universities in the state, of $54,453 and $55,440. To zoom out even further, the most expensive region for chinese language and literature is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Wellesley College with a cost of $55,728, Williams College with a cost of $56,970, and Middlebury College with a cost of $55,790.

Our cheapest region for chinese language and literature is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by University of Colorado Boulder with a cost of $34,930, Brigham Young University-Provo with a cost of $5,790, and University of Utah with a cost of $26,017. More optimistically, the most affordable school for chinese language and literature is CUNY Hunter College. Authority's comprehensive list of the most affordable colleges can be found here.

In-state learners can expect to pay around $11,500 for a degree in chinese language and literature. The cost increases significantly to an average of $31,100 for the out-of-state public-school student. Our choice for the college with the best value for chinese language and literature: Harvard University. On this page you will see our comprehensive list about the universities we see as being the best value&nbspin general. With that said, this section is predicated on out-of-state tuition costs. A discussion of value changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for chinese language and literature majors can vary, but two-years after completing the major students will often make around $46,100. While there can be a lot of variation in earnings; highest paid earners can experience pay up to $92,200. Even right out of school, the lowest end jobs within the chinese language and literature space earn $23,000, which could be worse. The top earning grads from chinese language and literature have come from Georgetown University&nbspand if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The all-around diversity of chinese language and literature is very high, standing out in the 95th percentile of majors nationally. The college with the most composite diversity for chinese language and literature is Harvard University&nbspand here you can find our general list of the colleges with the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Chinese Language and Literature major only stands within the 33rd percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is actually greater, ranking in the 90th percentile. White undergraduates make up the largest proportion, 45%, of those majoring in chinese language and literature. Additionally, 56% of scholars seeking a chinese language and literature degree are women.

We have insufficient professors data for chinese language and literature to make the conclusions we normally would have made in this sentence. If we consider information other than simply rankings it becomes clear that the college with the overall best professors for chinese language and literature is Harvard University. You will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the finest instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the hardest school to get into for chinese language and literature is Harvard University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have a general list of the hardest colleges to get into. But, we hope you understand that considering college with context primarily built on superlatives could cause problems. We at Authority encourage you to look at some of our more nuanced pages on different colleges and read a couple of our background articles on beneficial details to look out for as you continue your school search.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Stanford University

Stanford, CA | www.stanford.edu/

5%

Acceptance

20,961

Students

#2

Ranking

$56K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA | www.harvard.edu/

5%

Acceptance

41,024

Students

#3

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.wustl.edu/

16%

Acceptance

17,893

Students

#18

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

University of California-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA | www.ucla.edu/

14%

Acceptance

46,947

Students

#50

Ranking

$43K

Tuition

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Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH | www.dartmouth.edu/

9%

Acceptance

7,171

Students

#15

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Georgetown University

Washington, DC | www.georgetown.edu/

17%

Acceptance

22,720

Students

#19

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA | www.cmu.edu/

17%

Acceptance

15,567

Students

#21

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Emory University

Atlanta, GA | www.emory.edu/

19%

Acceptance

15,970

Students

#24

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Tufts University

Medford, MA | https://www.tufts.edu/

16%

Acceptance

13,458

Students

#37

Ranking

$61K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

United States Military Academy

West Point, NY | www.westpoint.edu/

9%

Acceptance

4,503

Students

#103

Ranking

$0

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Pomona College

Claremont, CA | www.pomona.edu/

9%

Acceptance

1,733

Students

#40

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA | www.swarthmore.edu/

9%

Acceptance

1,689

Students

#36

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN | www.nd.edu/

19%

Acceptance

13,268

Students

#16

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA | www.wellesley.edu/

20%

Acceptance

2,735

Students

#31

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Davidson College

Davidson, NC | https://davidson.edu/

20%

Acceptance

2,022

Students

#47

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Williams College

Williamstown, MA | https://www.williams.edu/

15%

Acceptance

2,307

Students

#46

Ranking

$50K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT | www.middlebury.edu/

22%

Acceptance

4,616

Students

#54

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

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Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA | www.berkeley.edu/

17%

Acceptance

45,878

Students

#55

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

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Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Bates College

Lewiston, ME | www.bates.edu/

14%

Acceptance

1,958

Students

#63

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA | www.lehigh.edu/

50%

Acceptance

7,445

Students

#59

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

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Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Hamilton College

Clinton, NY | www.hamilton.edu/

18%

Acceptance

2,085

Students

#44

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

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Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC | www.wfu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

9,266

Students

#60

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Chinese Language and Literature

Colgate University

Hamilton, NY | https://www.colgate.edu/

27%

Acceptance

3,112

Students

#51

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

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