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English Language & Literature at Drake University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Drake ranks in comparison to other schools with English language and literature programs.

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English Language & Literature Degrees Available at Drake

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English Language & Literature

Drake English Language & Literature Rankings

Drake was ranked #62 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for English language and literature majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #2 in Iowa.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for English Language & Literature 62
Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature 70
Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Veterans 84
Most Focused Colleges for English Language & Literature 153
Highest Paid English Language & Literature Graduates 160
Most Popular Colleges for English Language & Literature 299

Popularity of English Language & Literature at Drake

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Drake University handed out 43 bachelor's degrees in English language and literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #299 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 34% over the previous year when 65 degrees were handed out.

Drake English Language & Literature Students

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

Drake English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Program

Of the 43 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in English language and literature from Drake in 2019, 42% were men and 58% were women.

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

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Drake are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 91% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of English Language & Literature Majors at Drake University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 39
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 2

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
Writing Studies 23
General English Literature 20

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 43
Philosophy & Religious Studies 7
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 4

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