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English Language & Literature at University of Chicago

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. We've also included details on how UChicago ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in English language and literature.

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English Language & Literature Degrees Available at UChicago

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

UChicago English Language & Literature Rankings

UChicago is in the top 10% of the country for English language and literature. More specifically it was ranked #34 out of 601 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #1 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for English Language & Literature 34
Highest Paid English Language & Literature Graduates 163
Most Focused Colleges for English Language & Literature 276
Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature 326

Popularity of English Language & Literature at UChicago

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Chicago handed out 69 bachelor's degrees in English language and literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #182 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 1% over the previous year when 68 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 4 students received their master’s degree in English language and literature from UChicago. This makes it the #404 most popular school for English language and literature master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 11 students received their doctoral degrees in English language and literature in 2018, making the school the #37 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

English Language & Literature Student Diversity at UChicago

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

UChicago English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Program

The English language and literature program at UChicago awarded 69 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 29% of these degrees went to men with the other 71% going to women.

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

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at UChicago 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 University of Chicago with a bachelor's in English language and literature.

Ethnic Diversity of English Language & Literature Majors at University of Chicago
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 41
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 7

UChicago English Language & Literature Master’s Program

Of the 4 English language and literature students who graduated with a master's degree in 2017-2018 from UChicago, about 25% were men and 75% were women.

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

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 75% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of English Language & Literature Majors at University of Chicago
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for English Language & Literature

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

Concentration Annual Graduates
General English Literature 84

Majors Similar to English Language & Literature

Related Major Annual Graduates
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 166
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 128
Visual & Performing Arts 97
Philosophy & Religious Studies 71
Theology & Religious Vocations 68

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