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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in Mississippi

1 College
260 Bachelor's Degrees
$18,769 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in MississippiIn 2018-2019, 260 bachelor's degrees were awarded to English language and literature students who went to a Mississippi college or university. This makes it the #17 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those English language and literature schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, 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 School in Mississippi

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Best Value English Language & Literature School

University of Southern Mississippi landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Southern Miss is a large public school located in the city of Hattiesburg. In addition to being on our best value list, Southern Miss has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Mississippi ranking.

At Southern Miss, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $18,769. This means that the average student pays around $85,024 to get a bachelor’s degree from Southern Miss. 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

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State Degrees Awarded
Florida 2,145
Virginia 1,746
Georgia 1,015
North Carolina 1,191
West Virginia 285
Tennessee 759
South Carolina 597
Alabama 546
Louisiana 460
Kentucky 461
Arkansas 334

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 217
Writing Studies 36
Literature 4
English Literature (Other) 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 926
Visual & Performing Arts 503
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 97
Theology & Religious Vocations 54
Philosophy & Religious Studies 49

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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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