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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut

5 Colleges
678 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,646 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in ConnecticutIn 2018-2019, 678 bachelor's degrees were awarded to English language and literature students who went to a Connecticut college or university. This makes it the #11 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.6% of all the English language and literature bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut ranking looked at 5 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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The English language and literature school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value English Language & Literature Schools.

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2021 Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in Connecticut

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

Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in Connecticut

#1

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

Our rankings recognize Fairfield University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Fairfield, Fairfield U is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population. Fairfield U also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut rankings.

It takes the average student at Fairfield U about 4.0 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $44,639. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Fairfield U is $179,895. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Eastern Connecticut State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. ECSU is a small public school located in the fringe town of Willimantic. ECSU also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut list, coming in at #3.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at ECSU is 4.2 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $31,043. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from ECSU is about $130,381. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize University of Connecticut as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Storrs, UCONN is a public school with a very large student population. UCONN not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut list.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at UCONN to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $39,140. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UCONN is $162,822. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Central Connecticut State University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. CCSU is a large public school located in the large suburb of New Britain. As a testament to the quality of education offered at CCSU, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut ranking.

The average student at CCSU graduates in less than 4.6 years, and it costs about $29,332 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $134,927 to get a bachelor’s degree from CCSU. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Southern Connecticut State University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. SCSU is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of New Haven. SCSU also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Connecticut rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at SCSU is 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,075. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from SCSU is $134,617. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best English Language & Literature Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best English Language & Literature Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 223
Maine 224
Rhode Island 330
Massachusetts 1,786
New Hampshire 777

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 650
Writing Studies 15
English Literature (Other) 13

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,130
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 744
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 230
Philosophy & Religious Studies 168

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 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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