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2022 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

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1,205

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$45K

Average Salary

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Most Popular Major

Popularity

Average Popularity

1,205

80% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

275

43% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

196

American Studies

1,207

197

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

1,205

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TOP

25

Cost

Very Expensive

$53,400

67% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

23

Drama

$53,468

24

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

$53,400

25

Mathematics

$53,315

Salary

Low Salary

$23,942

38% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

382

Teaching English as a Second Language

$24,514

383

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

$23,942

384

Latin Language and Literature

$23,942

Professors

Good

4.2/5

5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

109

Botany

110

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

111

International Business

Students

Not Very Diverse

3.2/5

12.9% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

302

Technical Teacher Education

303

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

304

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SUMMARY

Studying Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics is a valuable choice and typically an essential first step for scholars aspiring to begin a career as a classical language professor, an ancient text translator, or an old english linguistician. Interestingly, nationally, classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is a very rare degree coming in at the 197th most popular area of study. Last year alone, there were 1,205 classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics graduates. In-state tuition for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics at private schools is, on average, 4.2 times more spendy than their public counterparts.

There are 275 schools which offer classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics. This number of colleges is on par with other degrees offered in the United States. If you're looking to immerse yourself with other classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics undergrads, consider looking at institutions in New York which have more undergraduates admitted to classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics than any other state. less precisely, the best region to pursue classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is in the Southeast region with Florida State University, William & Mary, and University of Virginia-Main Campus best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to study classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is the Ivy League with Harvard University, Columbia University in the City of New York, and Brown University representing the conference. Based on our extensive list of the best colleges, our selection for the best school for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is Stanford University.

The best school might not actually be the best school for every student. There can be lots of facets to weigh when deciding on school. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food could impact your decision on which university to attend. At Authority, we examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics school boasts the top campus, the answer is Harvard University. If, for example, you are very interested in which college has the best campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, government databases, student reviews, and more so we can compare every major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our comprehensive list for the universities with the best student life here and, from that list, our choice for the college with the best student life for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is Cornell University. Curious why? Keep reading to find out more about Authority's top selections. Some of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a major influence in your decision on where to go to school, you might be cautious about Columbia University in the City of New York. Columbia University in the City of New York is our most expensive school for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, at least for out of state enrollment. We do have a page for the most expensive colleges that could put the cost at Columbia University in the City of New York into perspective. You may also care to know that classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is the 24th most expensive major in America, with an average cost of $53,400. On a broader scale, the most costly state for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics in the nation is District of Columbia at George Washington University and Georgetown University, the main universities in the state, of $54,453 and $55,440. To zoom out even further, the most expensive region of the country for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Tufts University with a cost of $57,324, Williams College with a cost of $56,970, and Brown University with a cost of $57,112.

Our cheapest region for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is the Southwest region which is represented by University of Arizona with a cost of $33,273, University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus with a cost of $20,169, and The University of Texas at Austin with a cost of $38,326. In better news, the most affordable school for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is Florida State University. Authority.org's entire list of the most affordable schools can be found here.

In-state learners can anticipate paying around $12,400 for a degree in classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics. That price swells significantly to an average of $32,800 for an out-of-state public-school student. Our choice for the university representing the best value for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics: Stanford University. Here you will see our comprehensive list for the colleges we see as being the best value in general. Bear in mind, this list is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but as we do not know what state(s) you might qualify for in-state tuition, we are approaching this discussion through out-of-state tuition costs.

Earnings for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics students range widely, but two-years after finishing the degree students will regularly earn in the neighborhood of $45,200. There is much variation in earnings potential; top positions can bring in up to $77,200. Right out of school, the lowest end jobs within the classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics space earn $26,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning graduates from classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics come from Stanford University and if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The overall diversity of classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics lies quite poor, falling within only the 24th percentile of all majors. The college with the highest composite diversity for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is Brown University and here you can find our general list of the colleges with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics is only within the 29th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 17th percentile. White students compose the largest share, 76%, of scholars studying classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics. Additionally, 56% of undergrads pursuing a classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics major are women.

The median ranking of classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics professors is 4.2 stars, a rating that is 5% above the average for every major; which is a good score. If you are searching for the most popular classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics instructor in the nation, look no further than John Rundin from University of California-Davis. It might be a shock, but the best rated classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics professors by student come from Montclair State University. As we consider data beyond basic rankings it becomes clear that the school possessing comprehensively the best instructors for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is Stanford University. One can find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with some of the best instructors in the country.

Finally, the most difficult college to get into for classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics is Stanford University. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we do have a general list for the hardest colleges to get into. But, we do hope you understand that considering academics through a lens only shaped by superlatives can create problems. We at Authority encourage you to read our other pages on different colleges and peruse some of our helpful background pages on useful details to look for as your college search continues.

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Princeton University

#1 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Princeton University is a mid-sized private university located in Princeton, NJ ranked 5th in the nation. It has a total of 5,535 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 5.78% of applicants. Princeton University offers 125 different majors and is best known for its Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, and Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $51,870 per year, Princeton University is extremely costly. 88.56% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $74,700 per year, which is 80% greater than the national median.

Princeton, NJ

www.princeton.edu

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

8,720

Students

#5

Ranking

$51,870

Tuition

Columbia University in the City of New York

#2 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Columbia University in the City of New York is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 9th in the United States. It has a total of 8,628 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.45% acceptance rate. Columbia University in the City of New York offers 467 different majors and is best known for its Sustainability Studies, Art History, and Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $58,920 per year, Columbia University in the City of New York is exceptionally high-priced. 78.72% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring home around $83,300 per year, which is 101% greater than the national median.

New York, NY

www.columbia.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

33,301

Students

#9

Ranking

$58,920

Tuition

Harvard University

#3 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Harvard University is a very large private university located in Cambridge, MA ranked 3rd in America. It has a total of 14,467 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.64% of applicants. Harvard University offers 375 different majors and is best known for its History, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $47,730 per year, Harvard University is very high-priced. 77.7% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $89,700 per year, which is 116% above the national median.

Cambridge, MA

www.harvard.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

41,987

Students

#3

Ranking

$47,730

Tuition

Brown University

#4 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Brown University is a large private university located in Providence, RI ranked 12th in the US. It has a total of 7,428 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 7.07% of applicants. Brown University offers 265 different majors and is best known for its Entrepreneurship, African Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,112 per year, Brown University is very high-priced. 87.69% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $67,500 per year, which is 63% greater than the national median.

Providence, RI

www.brown.edu

A+

Rating

7%

Acceptance

10,760

Students

#12

Ranking

$57,112

Tuition

Yale University

#5 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Yale University is a large private university located in New Haven, CT ranked 4th in the United States. It has a total of 6,748 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.08% of applicants. Yale University offers 297 different majors and is best known for its American Studies, Religious Studies, and History programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,500 per year, Yale University is very pricey. 89.63% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate about $83,200 per year, which is 100% greater than the national median.

New Haven, CT

https://www.yale.edu

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

14,389

Students

#4

Ranking

$55,500

Tuition

Florida State University

#6 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Florida State University is a very large public university located in Tallahassee, FL ranked 148th in the nation. It has a total of 36,720 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 35.97% of applicants. Florida State University offers 272 different majors and is best known for its English Language and Literature, Real Estate, and Insurance programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,022 for students from Florida and $16,540 for those from out-of-state, Florida State University is moderately priced. 73.69% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to draw around $46,400 per year, which is 12% above the national median.

Tallahassee, FL

www.fsu.edu

A

Rating

36%

Acceptance

46,825

Students

#148

Ranking

$16,540

Tuition

Stanford University

#7 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Stanford University is a large private university located in Stanford, CA ranked 2nd in the nation. It has a total of 8,290 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.34% of applicants. Stanford University offers 227 different majors and is best known for its Human Biology, Industrial Management, and Earth Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $52,857 per year, Stanford University is exceptionally pricey. 89.2% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to make roughly $94,000 per year, which is 126% above the national median.

Stanford, CA

www.stanford.edu/

A+

Rating

4%

Acceptance

20,993

Students

#2

Ranking

$52,857

Tuition

Cornell University

#8 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Cornell University is a very large private university located in Ithaca, NY ranked 11th in America. It has a total of 15,464 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 10.85% of applicants. Cornell University offers 323 different majors and is best known for its Human Resources, Agricultural Business and Management, and Agriculture programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $56,550 per year, Cornell University is very high-priced. 89.35% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $77,200 per year, which is 86% above the national median.

Ithaca, NY

www.cornell.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

24,189

Students

#11

Ranking

$56,550

Tuition

University of Chicago

#9 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Chicago is a large private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 10th in the nation. It has a total of 7,674 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.17% of applicants. University of Chicago offers 218 different majors and is best known for its Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Economics, and Counseling Psychology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,642 per year, University of Chicago is exceptionally expensive. 79.52% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $68,100 per year, which is 64% over the national median.

Chicago, IL

WWW.UCHICAGO.EDU

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

19,659

Students

#10

Ranking

$57,642

Tuition

William & Mary

#10 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

William & Mary is a mid-sized public university located in Williamsburg, VA ranked 79th in the United States. It has a total of 6,825 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, with a 37.68% acceptance rate. William & Mary offers 68 different majors and is best known for its Chinese Studies, Health and Fitness, and Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs (nationally ranked 1st, 7th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $17,434 for in-state students and $40,089 for those from out-of-state, William & Mary is quite high-priced. 85.65% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $58,500 per year, which is 41% greater than the national median.

Williamsburg, VA

https://www.wm.edu

A+

Rating

38%

Acceptance

9,765

Students

#79

Ranking

$40,089

Tuition

University of Dallas

#11 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Dallas is a small private liberal arts college located in Irving, TX ranked 238th in the United States. It has a total of 1,568 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting narrowly over 4/9 of applicants. University of Dallas offers 66 different majors and is best known for its Theological and Ministerial Studies, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, and English Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 8th, 11th, and 20th respectively). With an annual tuition of $39,680 per year, University of Dallas is quite high-priced. 60.35% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to bring home roughly $47,400 per year, which is 14% greater than the national median.

Irving, TX

www.udallas.edu

A-

Rating

45%

Acceptance

2,851

Students

#238

Ranking

$39,680

Tuition

Washington University in St Louis

#12 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Washington University in St Louis is a large private university located in Saint Louis, MO ranked 15th in the nation. It has a total of 8,774 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 13.85% of applicants. Washington University in St Louis offers 291 different majors and is best known for its Anthropology, Design and Visual Communications, and Environmental Biology programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $54,250 per year, Washington University in St Louis is exceptionally costly. 88.9% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to bring in approximately $70,100 per year, which is 69% greater than the national median.

Saint Louis, MO

www.wustl.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

17,794

Students

#15

Ranking

$54,250

Tuition

University of Virginia-Main Campus

#13 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Virginia-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Charlottesville, VA ranked 45th in the nation. It has a total of 18,983 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 23.94% acceptance rate. University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 210 different majors and is best known for its Systems Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $14,836 for in-state students and $47,257 for those from out-of-state, University of Virginia-Main Campus is very high-priced. 88.79% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $61,200 per year, which is 47% over the national median.

Charlottesville, VA

https://www.virginia.edu

A+

Rating

24%

Acceptance

28,593

Students

#45

Ranking

$47,257

Tuition

College of the Holy Cross

#14 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

College of the Holy Cross is a small private liberal arts college located in Worcester, MA ranked 75th in the nation. It has a total of 3,005 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 34.22% of applicants. College of the Holy Cross offers 54 different majors and is best known for its Italian Language and Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, and Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs (nationally ranked 4th, 10th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,050 per year, College of the Holy Cross is exceptionally expensive. 93.19% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to generate roughly $71,000 per year, which is 71% above the national median.

Worcester, MA

www.holycross.edu

A+

Rating

34%

Acceptance

3,005

Students

#75

Ranking

$54,050

Tuition

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

#15 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a very large public university located in Chapel Hill, NC ranked 64th in the nation. It has a total of 19,957 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 22.63% acceptance rate. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 232 different majors and is best known for its Health and Fitness, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, and Environmental Science programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $7,019 for students from North Carolina and $34,198 for those from out-of-state, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is somewhat moderately costly. 84.25% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home roughly $55,600 per year, which is 34% above the national median.

Chapel Hill, NC

www.unc.edu

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

32,346

Students

#64

Ranking

$34,198

Tuition

University of Pennsylvania

#16 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Pennsylvania is a very large private university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 8th in the US. It has a total of 14,000 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 7.66% acceptance rate. University of Pennsylvania offers 355 different majors and is best known for its Finance, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, and Philosophy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $51,156 per year, University of Pennsylvania is exceptionally pricey. 81.13% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn more or less $85,900 per year, which is 107% greater than the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

www.upenn.edu

A+

Rating

8%

Acceptance

29,813

Students

#8

Ranking

$51,156

Tuition

Georgetown University

#17 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Georgetown University is a large private university located in Washington, DC ranked 13th in the United States. It has a total of 8,325 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 14.36% of applicants. Georgetown University offers 184 different majors and is best known for its Science, Technology and Society, International Economics, and Political Science and Government programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,440 per year, Georgetown University is very expensive. 87.04% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $93,500 per year, which is 125% above the national median.

Washington, DC

www.georgetown.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

22,534

Students

#13

Ranking

$55,440

Tuition

Johns Hopkins University

#18 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Johns Hopkins University is a very large private university located in Baltimore, MD ranked 7th in the United States. It has a total of 8,185 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting more or less one in every ten applicants. Johns Hopkins University offers 362 different majors and is best known for its Public Health, Neuroscience, and Biophysics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $55,350 per year, Johns Hopkins University is very expensive. 83.58% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $73,200 per year, which is 76% over the national median.

Baltimore, MD

www.jhu.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

33,543

Students

#7

Ranking

$55,350

Tuition

Kenyon College

#19 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Kenyon College is a small private liberal arts college located in Gambier, OH ranked 102nd in America. It has a total of 1,831 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting just north of one in three applicants. Kenyon College offers 31 different majors and is best known for its Foreign Languages and Literatures, Molecular Biology, and Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs (nationally ranked 8th, 12th, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,430 per year, Kenyon College is extremely expensive. 89.57% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make close to $48,700 per year, which is 17% above the national median.

Gambier, OH

https://www.kenyon.edu/

A

Rating

34%

Acceptance

1,831

Students

#102

Ranking

$56,430

Tuition

Tufts University

#20 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Tufts University is a large private university located in Medford, MA ranked 30th in the nation. It has a total of 6,134 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting just above one in seven applicants. Tufts University offers 220 different majors and is best known for its Biopsychology, Critical Theory and Analysis, and Child Development programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,324 per year, Tufts University is very pricey. 82.88% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $75,800 per year, which is 82% greater than the national median.

Medford, MA

https://www.tufts.edu

A+

Rating

15%

Acceptance

12,781

Students

#30

Ranking

$57,324

Tuition

University of Florida

#21 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Florida is a very large public university located in Gainesville, FL ranked 78th in America. It has a total of 38,645 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting just under 3 in every 8 applicants. University of Florida offers 433 different majors and is best known for its Exercise Physiology, Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, and Family and Community Services programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $4,477 for in-state students and $25,694 for those from out-of-state, University of Florida is somewhat moderately pricey. 85.38% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make more or less $56,000 per year, which is 35% above the national median.

Gainesville, FL

www.ufl.edu/

A+

Rating

37%

Acceptance

58,749

Students

#78

Ranking

$25,694

Tuition

University of Colorado Boulder

#22 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Colorado Boulder is a very large public university located in Boulder, CO ranked 269th in the nation. It has a total of 33,059 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting a smidgeon greater than 7 out of 9 applicants. University of Colorado Boulder offers 214 different majors and is best known for its Physiology, Environmental Design, and Astronomy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $10,728 for in-state students and $36,546 for those from out-of-state, University of Colorado Boulder is rather expensive. 60.59% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make near $50,800 per year, which is 22% greater than the national median.

Boulder, CO

www.colorado.edu

A-

Rating

78%

Acceptance

40,353

Students

#269

Ranking

$36,546

Tuition

Wabash College

#23 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Wabash College is a very small private liberal arts college located in Crawfordsville, IN ranked 257th in America. It has a total of 887 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 64.19% of applicants. Wabash College offers 26 different majors and is best known for its Rhetoric and Composition, Financial Mathematics, and German Language and Literature programs, which are all nationally ranked 7th. With an annual tuition of $43,870 per year, Wabash College is rather expensive. 71.62% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make near $56,300 per year, which is 36% greater than the national median.

Crawfordsville, IN

www.wabash.edu

A-

Rating

64%

Acceptance

887

Students

#257

Ranking

$43,870

Tuition

University of Notre Dame

#24 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

University of Notre Dame is a large private university located in Notre Dame, IN ranked 16th in the United States. It has a total of 8,803 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 15.83% acceptance rate. University of Notre Dame offers 173 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Medical Studies, Theological and Ministerial Studies, and Italian Language and Literature programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $55,046 per year, University of Notre Dame is exceptionally expensive. 94.34% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn around $78,400 per year, which is 89% greater than the national median.

Notre Dame, IN

www.nd.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

13,221

Students

#16

Ranking

$55,046

Tuition

Union College

#25 Best Colleges for Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Union College is a small private liberal arts college located in Schenectady, NY ranked 104th in the US. It has a total of 2,220 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 42.92% of applicants. Union College offers 47 different majors and is best known for its Social Sciences, Managerial Economics, and Liberal Arts and Sciences programs (nationally ranked 15th, 17th, and 22nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,853 per year, Union College is very expensive. 83.09% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn near $65,400 per year, which is 57% over the national median.

Schenectady, NY

www.union.edu/

A

Rating

43%

Acceptance

2,220

Students

#104

Ranking

$56,853

Tuition