Defense Language Institute

  • Defense Language Institute provides culturally-based foreign language education, training, evaluation, research, and sustainment for DoD personnel in order to ensure the success of the Defense Language Program and enhance the security of the nation. The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) is regarded as one of the finest schools for foreign language instruction in the nation. As part of the Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), the Institute provides resident instruction at the Presidio of Monterey in 23 languages and two dialects, five days a week, seven hours per day, with two to three hours of homework each night. Courses last between 26 and 64 weeks, depending on the difficulty of the language. DLIFLC is a multi-service school for active and reserve components, foreign military students, and civilian personnel working in the federal government and various law enforcement agencies.

School Highlights

School Overview

Defense Language Institute(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Public Special UseAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic

Student Body

The Defense Language Institute diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
% Unknown races
100%
6%
Diversity Score0.000.70
This chart display the diversity score of Defense Language Institute and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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