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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia

14 Colleges
1,015 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,789 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in GeorgiaWith 1,015 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #14 most popular major in Georgia. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.4% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia ranking, we looked at 14 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 Georgia

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

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UGA is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Athens. UGA did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list.

It takes the average student at UGA about 4.3 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $31,505. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UGA is about $134,211. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#2

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

Our rankings recognize Spelman College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Spelman is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Atlanta. Spelman did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Spelman to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $40,636. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Spelman is about $167,420. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#3

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. GaSou is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Statesboro. GaSou also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list, coming in at #7.

The average student at GaSou graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $25,012. This means that the average student pays around $114,805 to get a bachelor’s degree from GaSou. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#4

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Emory University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Emory is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Emory also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list, coming in at #1.

The average student at Emory graduates in less than 4.1 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $35,538. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Emory is $145,706. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of North Georgia landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Located in the distant town of Dahlonega, UNG is a public school with a fairly large student population. UNG also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list, coming in at #8.

At UNG, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $23,115. This means that the average student pays around $104,249 to get a bachelor’s degree from UNG. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#6

Dalton State College

Dalton, GA

Dalton State College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. DSC is a small public school located in the city of Dalton.

It takes the average student at DSC about 5.0 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $15,040. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the DSC is $75,350. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Valdosta State University landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Located in the city of Valdosta, VSU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at VSU to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $22,092. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from VSU is about $103,170. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Georgia State University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Georgia State is a public college with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Georgia State has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia ranking.

The average student at Georgia State graduates in less than 4.6 years, and it costs about $33,007 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 Georgia State is $152,822. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia College & State University. Georgia College is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Milledgeville. In addition to being on our best value list, Georgia College has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia ranking.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at Georgia College to complete their degree, and it costs about $34,350 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 Georgia College is $147,018. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#10

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

Columbus State University earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Columbus, CSU is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

It takes about 4.8 years for the average student at CSU to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $23,346. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the CSU is $111,360. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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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
West Virginia 285
Tennessee 759
North Carolina 1,191
South Carolina 597
Alabama 546
Louisiana 460
Kentucky 461
Arkansas 334

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 829
Writing Studies 186

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 3,172
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 639
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 596
Philosophy & Religious Studies 278
Theology & Religious Vocations 161

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 14 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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