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Overview for Near and Middle Eastern Studies

A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of North Africa, Southwestern Asia, Asia Minor, and the Arabian Peninsula, related borderlands and island groups, and including emigrant and immigrant groups.

Careers for Near and Middle Eastern Studies Majors

A major in Near and Middle Eastern Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Near and Middle Eastern Studies

Top 25 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Near and Middle Eastern Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
Highly Selective$38,762 
 American Public University System
Charles Town, WV
Open Admissions$6,000 
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Most Selective$35,340 
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Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Most Selective$35,800 
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Most Selective- 
New York University
New York, NY
Highly Selective$38,765 
Emory and Henry College
Emory, VA
Less Selective$24,880 
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George Washington University
Washington, DC
Highly Selective$41,610 
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Most Selective$33,696 
Tufts University
Medford, MA
Most Selective$40,342 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.