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2021 Best Literature Schools in the Plains States Region

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Finding the Best Literature School for You

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, literature was ranked #264 in the country. In fact 841 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Literature Schools in the Plains States Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 3 schools in the Plains States Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Literature Schools in the Plains States Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Literature Colleges.

Top Plains States Region Schools in Literature

Our 2021 rankings named Minnesota State University - Mankato the best school in the Plains States Region for literature students. Minnesota State University - Mankato is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Mankato.

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Hamline University

Saint Paul, MN

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Hamline University is a great place for literature students. Hamline is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

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Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, MO

Out of the 3 schools in the Plains States Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Lindenwood University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the city of Saint Charles, Lindenwood University is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Literature Colleges by State

Explore the best literature colleges for a specific state in the Plains States region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 7
Minnesota 4
Kansas 0
Iowa 0
South Dakota 0

One of 3 majors within the area of study, literature has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 42,666
Writing Studies 14,629
English Literature (Other) 1,163

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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