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Romance Languages at George Washington University

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Romance Languages at George Washington University

What traits are you looking for in a romance languages school? To help you decide if George Washington University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's romance languages program.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 27,017 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,572 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from George Washington University in 2021, 15 of them were romance languages majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Romance Languages section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Romance Languages Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Romance Languages

GWU Romance Languages Rankings

The romance languages major at GWU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Romance Languages. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

How Much Do Romance Languages Graduates from GWU Make?

The median salary of romance languages students who receive their bachelor's degree at GWU is $42,187. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 35% higher than the national average of $31,343 for all romance languages bachelor's degree recipients.


Romance Languages Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the romance languages majors at George Washington University.

GWU Romance Languages Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 15 romance languages majors earned their bachelor's degree from GWU. Of these graduates, 33% were men and 67% were women. The typical romance languages bachelor's degree program is made up of only 24% men. So male students are more repesented at GWU since its program graduates 9% more men than average.


About 87% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in romance languages at GWU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor's in romance languages.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 13
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

GWU also has a doctoral program available in romance languages. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Romance Languages Grads May Go Into

A degree in romance languages can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
High School Teachers 3,850 $65,180
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 750 $72,050
Interpreters and Translators 490 $93,730


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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