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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana

5 Colleges
460 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,923 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in LouisianaIn 2018-2019, 460 bachelor's degrees were awarded to English language and literature students who went to a Louisiana college or university. This makes it the #15 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.1% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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 Louisiana

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 Louisiana

#1

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

University of New Orleans earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. UNO not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana list.

It takes about 4.6 years for the average student at UNO to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $19,857. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UNO is about $92,136. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public school with a fairly large student population. Louisiana State University also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana list, coming in at #2.

At Louisiana State University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $33,803. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University is $150,761. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Southeastern Louisiana University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Southeastern is a fairly large public school located in the city of Hammond. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Southeastern, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana ranking.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at Southeastern to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $23,921. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern is $112,429. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Tulane University of Louisiana comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Tulane is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New Orleans. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Tulane, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana ranking.

It takes the average student at Tulane about 4.1 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $44,513. This means that the average student pays around $183,839 to get a bachelor’s degree from Tulane. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. UL Lafayette is a large public school located in the medium-sized city of Lafayette. In addition to being on our best value list, UL Lafayette has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Louisiana ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UL Lafayette is 4.8 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $27,522. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UL Lafayette is $130,730. 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 Colleges 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
West Virginia 285
Tennessee 759
North Carolina 1,191
South Carolina 597
Alabama 546
Kentucky 461
Arkansas 334

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 425
Literature 17
Writing Studies 13
English Literature (Other) 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,139
Visual & Performing Arts 877
Philosophy & Religious Studies 284
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 141
Theology & Religious Vocations 7

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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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