Top French Language and Literature All Programs - 2020

For all the 2,015 degrees awarded in French Language and Literature per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 2,015 students graduating with degrees in the US, 74% percent identify as women and 26% percent identify as men. While students at schools all over the country study French Language and Literature, California has the most graduates. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in French Language and Literature is $42,100.

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Gender

Total Students
2,015
Total Males
518
Total Females
1,497

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    1,454

  • Total Masters degree

    277

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    93

  • Total Associates degree

    90

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    86

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

    6

  • Total Post masters certificate

    5

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    3

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

    1

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See where French Language and Literature is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of French Language and Literature degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for French Language and Literature

If you’re interested in French Language and Literature, then you should consider these top colleges, including Princeton University, Amherst College and Middlebury College. Princeton University is our top ranked institution for a degree in French Language and Literature with 23 students graduating with this major annually . Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for French Language and Literature Majors

Majoring in French Language and Literature, your education can be applied to different careers. French Language and Literature majors go on to find jobs including Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education and Interpreters and Translators which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for French Language and Literature majors include Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education and Interpreters and Translators.

Top Paying Careers for French Language and Literature

  1. Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $67,640)
  2. Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education   (Median Wage: $60,320)
  3. Interpreters and Translators   (Median Wage: $49,930)
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