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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode Island

4 Colleges
330 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,284 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode IslandIn 2018-2019, 330 bachelor's degrees were awarded to English language and literature students who went to a Rhode Island college or university. This makes it the #13 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode Island ranking, we looked at 4 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 Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island

Our rankings recognize University of Rhode Island as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Kingston, URI is a public college with a fairly large student population. URI did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode Island list.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at URI to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $35,346. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from URI be around $152,695. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#2

Brown University

Providence, RI

Our rankings recognize Brown University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Brown is a large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Providence. In addition to being on our best value list, Brown has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode Island ranking.

The average student at Brown graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $34,838. 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 Brown is $144,229. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Providence College

Providence, RI

Providence College landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Providence is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Providence. Providence did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode Island list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Providence is 4.0 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $42,394. 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 Providence is $171,272. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Our rankings recognize Rhode Island College as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Providence, RIC is a public school with a medium-sized student population. RIC not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Rhode Island list.

It takes about 4.8 years for the average student at RIC to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $28,558. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the RIC is $136,222. 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
Massachusetts 1,786
New Hampshire 777
Connecticut 678

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 232
Writing Studies 98

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 695
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 225
Philosophy & Religious Studies 64
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 50
Theology & Religious Vocations 2

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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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