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Classical Languages & Literature at Skidmore College

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Classical Languages & Literature at Skidmore College

Every classical languages and literature school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the classical languages program at Skidmore College stacks up to those at other schools.

Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and has a total student population of 2,582. Of the 671 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College in 2021, 9 of them were classical languages and literature majors.

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

Skidmore Classical Languages & Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Languages

Skidmore Classical Languages & Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks classical languages programs across the country. The following shows how Skidmore performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The classical languages major at Skidmore is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Classical Languages & Literature. 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Classical Languages & Literature Schools 13
Most Popular Classical Languages & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 34
Best Value Classical Languages & Literature Schools 77

Classical Languages Student Demographics at Skidmore

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the classical languages majors at Skidmore College.

Skidmore Classical Languages & Literature Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 9 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Classical Languages & Literature from Skidmore in 2020-2021, 22% were men and 78% were women.


About 89% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in classical languages at Skidmore 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 Skidmore College with a bachelor's in classical languages.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Classical Languages Grads May Go Into

A degree in classical 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 NY, the home state for Skidmore College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 3,130 $87,670


*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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