English Language & Literature

2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin

10 Colleges
740 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,899 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in WisconsinWith 740 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #17 most popular major in Wisconsin. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.7% of all the English language and literature bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin ranking looked at 10 colleges that offer a bachelor's in English language and literature. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on English language and literature schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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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 Wisconsin

Check out the English language and literature programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Top 10 Best Value English Language & Literature Schools

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. UW - La Crosse is a large public school located in the city of La Crosse. UW - La Crosse also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin list, coming in at #3.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UW - La Crosse is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $19,185. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UW - La Crosse is about $85,373. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#2

Ripon College

Ripon, WI

Ripon College comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Ripon is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Ripon. Ripon also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin rankings.

At Ripon, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $28,586. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Ripon is $117,488. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. UW - Stevens Point is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of Stevens Point. UW - Stevens Point also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin list, coming in at #5.

The average student at UW - Stevens Point graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $19,927. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UW - Stevens Point is $90,070. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Eau Claire, UW - Eau Claire is a public college with a fairly large student population. UW - Eau Claire did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin list.

It takes the average student at UW - Eau Claire about 4.5 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $22,070. This means that the average student pays around $99,536 to get a bachelor’s degree from UW - Eau Claire. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Wisconsin - River Falls comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of River Falls, UW - River Falls is a public college with a medium-sized student population. UW - River Falls did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin list.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at UW - River Falls to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $20,058. This means that the average student pays around $88,656 to get a bachelor’s degree from UW - River Falls. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. UW - Whitewater is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Whitewater. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UW - Whitewater, the school also landed the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin ranking.

It takes the average student at UW - Whitewater about 4.5 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $20,164. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UW - Whitewater is $91,343. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Green Bay.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $19,013. 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 University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is $84,608. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Madison as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Madison, Wisconsin is a public college with a very large student population. Wisconsin not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin list.

At Wisconsin, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $38,721. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Wisconsin is $167,662. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is a public school with a very large student population. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin list.

The average student at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee graduates in less than 4.8 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $26,448. 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 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is $125,892. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#10

Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

Carthage College landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Located in the suburb of Kenosha, Carthage is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Carthage has also earned the #7 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Wisconsin ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Carthage is 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $34,820. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Carthage is $142,762. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best English Language & Literature Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best English Language & Literature Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 1,173
Ohio 1,431
Illinois 1,319
Indiana 841

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 638
Writing Studies 97
English Literature (Other) 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,713
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 756
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 325
Philosophy & Religious Studies 196
Theology & Religious Vocations 44

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 10 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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