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Overview for Japanese Language and Literature

A program that focuses on the Japanese language. Includes instruction in Japanese philology; Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Japanese; Japanese dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

Careers for Japanese Language and Literature Majors

A major in Japanese Language and Literature is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Japanese Language and Literature

Top 50 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Japanese Language and Literature among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Bennington College
Bennington, VT
Moderately Selective$39,760 
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Most Selective- 
Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
Highly Selective$38,174 
Online Degree Programs
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Pacific University
Forest Grove, OR
Less Selective$29,966 
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI
Moderately Selective$19,215 
Adrian College
Adrian, MI
Moderately Selective$24,440 
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK
Less Selective$14,130 
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Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Highly Selective$38,062 
Colgate University
Hamilton, NY
Highly Selective$40,970 
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT
Less Selective$14,102 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.