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2021 Best English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools

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Finding the Best English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate School for You

English Language & Literature is the #20 most popular major in the country with 59,299 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one 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 English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 8 schools in the United States to see which undergraduate certificate programs offered the best educational experiences for students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school is, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2021 Best English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Colleges.

Top Schools for an Award Taking 1 to 4 Years in English Language & Literature

#1

The Creative Circus

Atlanta, GA

Our 2021 rankings named The Creative Circus the best school in the United States for English language and literature students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the large city of Atlanta, The Creative Circus is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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The excellent undergraduate certificate programs at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best English language and literature schools in the United States. SRU is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Slippery Rock.

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#3

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University at Buffalo is a great place for English language and literature students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the large suburb of Buffalo, University at Buffalo is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The excellent undergraduate certificate programs at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best English language and literature schools in the United States. Cincinnati is a very large public school located in the city of Cincinnati.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means University of Missouri - St Louis is a great place for English language and literature students working on their undergraduate certificate. UMSL is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Saint Louis.

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University of New Mexico - Main Campus ranked #6 on this year’s Best English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. UNM is a fairly large public school located in the city of Albuquerque.

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Wright State University - Main Campus came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Located in the suburb of Dayton, Wright State University - Main Campus is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#8

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

Temple University landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best undergraduate certificate English language and literature programs. Located in the city of Philadelphia, Temple is a public school with a very large student population.

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English Language & Literature by Region

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English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 42,666
Writing Studies 14,629
English Literature (Other) 1,163
Literature 841

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 547,539
Visual & Performing Arts 153,295
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 34,386
Theology & Religious Vocations 32,172
Philosophy & Religious Studies 16,252

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Mike Hazard.

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