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Germanic Languages at University of Pennsylvania

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Germanic Languages at University of Pennsylvania

Every Germanic languages school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the German program at University of Pennsylvania stacks up to those at other schools.

UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 2 German majors received their bachelor's degree from UPenn.

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

UPenn Germanic Languages Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in German
  • Doctorate Degree in German

UPenn Germanic Languages Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the German progam at UPenn compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 German major at UPenn is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Germanic 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Germanic Languages Schools 118

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in German from UPenn. This is the #37 most popular school for German master’s degree candidates in the country.

German Student Demographics at UPenn

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the German majors at University of Pennsylvania.

UPenn Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Program

Of the 2 German students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from UPenn, about 100% were men and 0% were women. The typical German bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% men. So male students are more repesented at UPenn since its program graduates 57% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in German.

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

UPenn also has a doctoral program available in German. In 2021, 1 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That German Grads May Go Into

A degree in German can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
High School Teachers 50,460 $64,830
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 1,590 $78,240
Interpreters and Translators 750 $50,100


*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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