Japanese Language and Literature

While Japanese Language and Literature offers degrees up to the Doctors degree research scholarship, the majority of students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students major in Japanese Language and Literature all around the US, though the major sees the most graduates in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Japanese Language and Literature is $43,120.

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Gender

Total Students
764
Total Males
368
Total Females
396

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    560

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    85

  • Total Associates degree

    84

  • Total Masters degree

    20

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    6

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    6

  • Total Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years Degree

    2

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    1

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See where Japanese Language and Literature is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Japanese Language and Literature

Wellesley College is a top option for students who want to major in Japanese Language and Literature. Students can study up to a Doctors degree research scholarship at the school. Wellesley College grants about 3 degreess to students majoring in Japanese Language and Literature per year. However, Macalester College and Bates College are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Japanese Language and Literature Majors

Some of the highest paying jobs for Japanese Language and Literature majors include Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, Interpreters and Translators . But, something else to think about is how much demand there is for specific careers. Jobs that are in high need that a degree in Japanese Language and Literature can prepare you for are Interpreters and Translators, Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary .

Top Paying Careers for Japanese Language and Literature

  1. Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $67,640)
  2. Interpreters and Translators   (Median Wage: $49,930)

Most in Demand Careers for Japanese Language and Literature

  1. Interpreters and Translators
  2. Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
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