English Language & Literature at Emory University

English Language & Literature at Emory 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 Emory ranks in comparison to other schools with English language and literature programs.

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English Language & Literature Degrees Available at Emory

Emory English Language & Literature Rankings

Emory was ranked #97 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 #1 in Georgia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best English Language & Literature Doctor’s Degree Schools 32
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 32
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 55
Best English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools 61
Best English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 99
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 120
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 127
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 397
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 399
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 454
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 514
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 650

Popularity of English Language & Literature at Emory

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Emory University handed out 82 bachelor's degrees in English language and literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #139 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 1% over the previous year when 83 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 6 students received their master’s degree in English language and literature from Emory. This makes it the #352 most popular school for English language and literature master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 9 students received their doctoral degrees in English language and literature in 2020, making the school the #52 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

English Language & Literature Student Diversity at Emory

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

Emory English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Program

Of the 82 English language and literature students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from Emory, about 23% were men and 77% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 55% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 45
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 5

Emory English Language & Literature Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 4 English language and literature majors earned their master's degree from Emory. Of these graduates, 25% were men and 75% were women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

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 51
Writing Studies 44

Related Major Annual Graduates
Theology & Religious Vocations 128
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 97
Visual & Performing Arts 85
Philosophy & Religious Studies 77
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 14

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