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Language Enrollment Database, 1958–2013

Data from MLA surveys of language enrollments in United States institutions of higher education. Read more...

Select Language(s)

Begin typing a language name in the field below, then select the name in the drop-down menu. Click the X to remove a selected language.

Add another language. You may add up to eight languages.
Select from a full list of languages.

Select Year(s)

Choose up to eight years. Except for the 1969 and 1971 surveys, enrollments are always for the fall semester only.

Narrow Search by Geographic Area or Institution

Narrow Search by Geographic Area or Institution

Organize Data

While the database is comprehensive, for practical reasons the search interface only allows searches of up to eight languages, in eight surveys, in eight states or institutions. Available to researchers is the complete data set for all surveys, as well as an explanation of the use of the NCES UNITID in the survey.

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