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Bachelor’s Degree in Germanic Languages

1,148 Yearly Graduations
$30,300 Median Salary
$21,250 Median Debt
There are 370 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in German. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 15% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 3.5% of German graduates were international students.

Education Levels of German Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,148 bachelor's degree were awarded to German majors. This earns it the #159 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in German at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,148
Master’s Degree 130
Basic Certificate 111
Doctor’s Degree 77
Associate’s Degree 17
Undergraduate Certificate 11

Earnings of German Majors With Bachelor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in German is $30,300. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $27,050 to a high of $39,400.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in German is $21,250. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $23,664 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $19,500.

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The median monthly payment of a German graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $220.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in German. About 54.8% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 519
Women 629
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degree in German

The racial-ethnic distribution of German bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 63
White 902
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 95
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of German Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 370 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in German. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina
42 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for German students seekinga bachelor's degree is University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Each year, around 29,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,812 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,337 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at UNC Charlotte. About 43% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
38 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Each year, around 46,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

The German program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor awarded 38 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 58% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island
36 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Rhode Island comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Roughly 18,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,590 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,734 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 36 people received their bachelor's degree in German from URI. Of these students, 25% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
24 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Connecticut comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Roughly 27,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,798 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,300 per year.

The German program at University of Connecticut awarded 24 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 42% were women and 21% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
19 Yearly Graduations
79% Women

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in German. Each year, around 51,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

The German program at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities awarded 19 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon
15 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Oregon. Each year, around 22,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,440 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,958 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at UO. Of these students, 60% were women and 7% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
15 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Arizona comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Roughly 43,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,938 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at Arizona. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#6

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
15 Yearly Graduations
73% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Wisconsin - Madison. Roughly 42,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

The German program at University of Wisconsin - Madison awarded 15 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year.

#9

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
13 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of California - Santa Barbara. Each year, around 25,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at UCSB. About 62% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
13 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Roughly 10,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,361 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,027 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at UW - Eau Claire. Of these students, 77% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
13 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Each year, around 37,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

The German program at University of Georgia awarded 13 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 54% were women and 23% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
12 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Roughly 47,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their bachelor's degree in German from Penn State University Park. About 67% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
12 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Roughly 28,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

The German program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus awarded 12 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Bloomington is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in German. Roughly 43,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at IU Bloomington. About 55% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

11 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Washington - Seattle Campus comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in German. Each year, around 46,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their bachelor's degree in German from UW Seattle. Of these students, 82% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Luther College

Decorah, Iowa
11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Luther College. Roughly 2,000 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their bachelor's degree in German from Luther.

11 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Ohio State University - Main Campus. Each year, around 59,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 bachelor's degree were handed out to German majors at Ohio State. Of these students, 45% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

11 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is California State University - Chico. Roughly 17,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their bachelor's degree in German from Chico State. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 36% were women.

#14

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for German majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Harvard University. Each year, around 31,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

The German program at Harvard University awarded 11 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 36% were women.

#20

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska
10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Nebraska - Lincoln is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in German. Each year, around 26,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,976 per year.

The German program at University of Nebraska - Lincoln awarded 10 bachelor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to German that offer bachelor’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Romance Languages 12,532
Linguistics & Literature 5,739
East Asian Languages 1,708
Classical Languages & Literature 1,205
American Sign Language 532

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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