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English Language & Literature at DePaul University

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how DePaul ranks in comparison to other schools with English language and literature programs.

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English Language & Literature Degrees Available at DePaul

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English Language & Literature
  • Master’s Degree in English Language & Literature

DePaul English Language & Literature Rankings

The bachelor's program at DePaul was ranked #137 on College Factual's Best Schools for English language and literature list. It is also ranked #7 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 95
Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Veterans 135
Best Colleges for English Language & Literature 137
Most Popular Colleges for English Language & Literature 140
Highest Paid English Language & Literature Graduates 143
Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature 294
Most Focused Colleges for English Language & Literature 606

Popularity of English Language & Literature at DePaul

During the 2018-2019 academic year, DePaul University handed out 77 bachelor's degrees in English language and literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #140 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 3% over the previous year when 75 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 44 students received their master’s degree in English language and literature from DePaul. This makes it the #24 most popular school for English language and literature master’s degree candidates in the country.

English Language & Literature Student Diversity at DePaul

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English language and literature majors at DePaul University.

DePaul English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Program

Of the 77 English language and literature students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from DePaul, about 32% were men and 68% were women.

DePaul Gender Breakdown of English Language & Literature Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at DePaul are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 78% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor's in English language and literature.

Ethnic Diversity of English Language & Literature Majors at DePaul University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 60
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 6

DePaul English Language & Literature Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 27% of English language and literature master's degrees went to men and 73% went to women.

DePaul Gender Breakdown of English Language & Literature Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at DePaul are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 59% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from DePaul University with a master's in English language and literature.

Ethnic Diversity of English Language & Literature Majors at DePaul University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 5

English Language & Literature Majors

English Language and Literature students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 84
Writing Studies 37

Majors Similar to English Language & Literature

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 484
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 311
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 18
Philosophy & Religious Studies 17

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