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Overview for German Studies

A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of Germany, the neighboring countries of Austria and Switzerland, the German minorities in neighboring European countries, and the historical areas of German influence across Europe and overseas.

Careers for German Studies Majors

A major in German Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in German Studies

Top 19 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of German Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Great Barrington, MA
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Highly Selective$38,062 
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Most Selective$40,092 
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Linfield College
McMinnville, OR
Less Selective$29,054 
University of Portland
Portland, OR
Less Selective$31,996 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH
Moderately Selective$35,030 
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
Bethlehem, PA
Less Selective$31,250 
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Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Most Selective$37,017 
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
Moderately Selective$39,126 
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Most Selective$36,500 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.