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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon

6 Colleges
506 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,625 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in OregonEnglish Language & Literature is the #16 most popular major in Oregon with 506 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.2% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in English language and literature. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. Instead, we are looking at those English language and literature schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value English Language & Literature Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in Oregon

The following schools top our list of the Best English Language & Literature Colleges for the Money.

Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in Oregon

#1

Corban University

Salem, OR

Our rankings recognize Corban University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Salem, Corban is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Corban did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon list.

The average student at Corban graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $18,600. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Corban is $77,190. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#2

Lewis & Clark College

Portland, OR

Our rankings recognize Lewis & Clark College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Portland, Lewis and Clark College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. Lewis and Clark College also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon list, coming in at #1.

The average student at Lewis and Clark College graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $40,740. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College be around $167,441. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Portland State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Portland State University is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Portland. In addition to being on our best value list, Portland State University has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon ranking.

At Portland State University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $29,948. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University is $141,654. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#4

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

University of Oregon comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. UO is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Eugene. UO not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UO is 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $40,486. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UO is $174,495. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#5

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Oregon State University. Located in the small city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Oregon State also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon list, coming in at #5.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Oregon State is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $35,361. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State is $160,539. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#6

Reed College

Portland, OR

Reed College comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Portland, Reed is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Reed not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Oregon list.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at Reed to complete their degree, and it costs about $36,612 per year to attend the school. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Reed is $153,770. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best English Language & Literature Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best English Language & Literature Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 4,276
Washington 809
Hawaii 113
Alaska 46
Nevada 188

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 440
Writing Studies 41
English Literature (Other) 20
Literature 5

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Majors Similar to English Language & Literature

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,284
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 586
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 318
Philosophy & Religious Studies 197
Theology & Religious Vocations 127

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • 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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