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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Arkansas

5 Colleges
334 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,552 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in ArkansasWith 334 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #17 most popular major in Arkansas. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.8% of all the English language and literature bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Arkansas ranking looked at 5 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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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.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

2021 Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in Arkansas

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

Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in Arkansas

#1

Hendrix College

Conway, AR

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

The average student at Hendrix graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $29,363. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Hendrix be around $119,507. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Central Arkansas. University of Central Arkansas is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Conway. University of Central Arkansas also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Arkansas list, coming in at #3.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at University of Central Arkansas is 4.6 years, and it costs about $20,800 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $94,848 to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Central Arkansas. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Our rankings recognize Arkansas State University - Main Campus as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Jonesboro, Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a public college with a large student population. Arkansas State University - Main Campus also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Arkansas list, coming in at #4.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Arkansas State University - Main Campus to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $20,330. This means that the average student pays around $89,655 to get a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University - Main Campus. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#4

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Arkansas. UARK is a very large public school located in the small city of Fayetteville. In addition to being on our best value list, UARK has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Arkansas ranking.

The average student at UARK graduates in less than 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $32,192. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UARK is about $139,069. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of Little Rock, UA Little Rock is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. UA Little Rock did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Arkansas list.

It takes the average student at UA Little Rock about 4.6 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $25,074. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UA Little Rock is about $114,337. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best English Language & Literature Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 260
Florida 2,145
Virginia 1,746
Georgia 1,015
North Carolina 1,191
Alabama 546
Tennessee 759
West Virginia 285
South Carolina 597
Louisiana 460
Kentucky 461

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 282
Writing Studies 52

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Majors Similar to English Language & Literature

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 619
Visual & Performing Arts 601
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 182
Theology & Religious Vocations 118
Philosophy & Religious Studies 62

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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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