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Overview for Latin Language and Literature

A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in Latin philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

Careers for Latin Language and Literature Majors

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

Colleges Offering a Major in Latin Language and Literature

Top 46 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Latin Language and Literature among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Randolph-Macon College
Ashland, VA
Moderately Selective$29,182 
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Most Selective$37,860 
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
Highly Selective$38,012 
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Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI
Less Selective$24,035 
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Most Selective$41,930 
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Most Selective$36,500 
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, VA
Moderately Selective$30,688 
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Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Moderately Selective$37,610 
Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
Less Selective$30,520 
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN
Moderately Selective$33,250 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.