Arabic is the eighth most-studied language in the US and is the fastest-growing foreign language. Due to the growing demand, there has been an exponential rise in Arabic courses in the US. 


Here’s a glimpse of various Arabic courses in the US:    






Michigan State University

BA - Arabic

3 Years

USD 41328

University of Arizona

BA - Arabic

4 Years

USD 36566

The George Washington University

BA - Arabic Studies

4 Years

USD 56845



Why learn Arabic Language in the USA?


Arabic is the fifth most-spoken language in the world and therefore offers great trade and diplomatic value. Moreover, it eases the pain of students taking up jobs in Arabic countries such as Cloe Medina Erickson.  


Besides that, learning Arabic opens up a wide range of employment opportunities that offer high salaries. 


What is the cost of Arabic language classes in the USA?


The cost of Arabic courses in the US depends on the type of course and the university chosen. Typically, an undergraduate degree from top-rated university costs between USD 40000 - 56000. 


What is the duration of Arabic language classes in the USA?


The average duration of taking up Arabic course in the USA is described below:


Type of course

Average duration

Undergraduate course

3 years

Postgraduate course

2 years

Diploma or certificate course

1 year



What are the best Arabic language centres in the USA?


Though there are 50+ universities providing Arabic language courses. Some of the most famous institutes providing Arabic courses in the USA are:


1. Michigan State University,  East Lansing

2. DePaul University, Chicago

3. The George Washington University, Washington DC

4. University of Arizona, Arizona

5. Portland State University, Oregon

6. California State University, San Bernardino

8. Western Kentucky University, Kentucky

9. Cleveland State University, Cleveland

10. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

11. University of Georgia, Athens

12. University of California, Los Angeles


What will I learn by taking the Arabic course in the USA?


Taking up the Arabic course in US will provide you following important insights:


  • Excellent communication skills (in Arabic language)
  • Learn about Islam and Islamic culture
  • Understand the grammar and nuances of the language
  • Explore how to use business Arabic and carry out international business


What jobs can I get as an Arabic language speaker in the USA?


Employment areas for candidates taking up Arabic course in the USA:


  • Colleges and universities
  • Language department
  • Translation offices
  • Embassies
  • Passport offices
  • UPSC (IFS)
  • Call centres


Types of jobs after taking up Arabic course in the USA:


  • Arabic Entry
  • Arabic Data Entry Clerk
  • Arabic Translator
  • Language Analyst
  • Arabic Tutor
  • Content analyst
  • Language analyst

41 course(s) offered by institutes in USA
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Arabic (ARAB)

An introduction to the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing of Modern Standard Arabic as well as the cultures of Arabic-speaking peoples.

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The Arabic language group class program consists of four 10-week terms throughout the year. We offer 11 different levels from beginner to advanced. Classes meet once a week in the evenings or on Saturday mornings. Our teachers are all native-speaking and experienced.

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Modern Standard Arabic 1

In this course, the student will be able to develop socially and culturally appropriate proficiency in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes at the novice mid-level in Arabic. Note: Students must pass this course with a C or better to continue to ARA 1991. (4 hr. lecture)

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Arabic (Modern Standard)

Arabic language course is offered by International Centre for Language Studies.The foreign language program is tailored to meet the language objectives of each student.

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Arabic language private class is offered by Inlingua.All programs and courses provided by inlingua Washington DC are avocational in nature and not designed to prepare students for employment.

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Arabic is the 6th most spoken language in the world and is spoken by more than 200 million people worldwide. As the language of the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam, it is also widely used throughout the Muslim world.

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The Arabic classes with Berlitz feature both language and culture training, which means as you are learning the pillars of the language, you will also be learning how to use the language in real-world situations.

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Arabic (Beginner)

This course is a continuation of Beginning Arabic I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Arabic culture and civilization. Prerequisite: ARAB 1311 or equivalent or instructor consent required.

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Arabic (Beginner)

Our Total Beginner Arabic Group Classes meet online once a week for 90 minutes, in small classes with a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 6.

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The Arabic language program at MESAAS is one of the largest and most successful programs of its kind in the country. Many of its students have gone on to receive fellowships for language study abroad and other awards.

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