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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina

6 Colleges
597 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,509 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in South CarolinaEnglish Language & Literature is the #13 most popular major in South Carolina with 597 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.4% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in English language and literature. 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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2021 Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in South Carolina

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for English language and literature majors.

Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in South Carolina

#1

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Clemson University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Clemson is a very large public school located in the suburb of Clemson. Clemson also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina rankings.

It takes the average student at Clemson about 4.3 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $42,274. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Clemson be around $182,624. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Francis Marion University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Francis Marion University is a small public school located in the suburb of Florence. Francis Marion University did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Francis Marion University is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,163. This means that the average student pays around $103,723 to get a bachelor’s degree from Francis Marion University. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of South Carolina - Columbia landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Located in the city of Columbia, Carolina is a public college with a very large student population. Carolina also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina rankings.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at Carolina to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $39,917. This means that the average student pays around $167,651 to get a bachelor’s degree from Carolina. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#4

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Winthrop is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Rock Hill. Winthrop did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina list.

The average student at Winthrop graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $28,359. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Winthrop be around $123,645. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#5

College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

College of Charleston comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of Charleston, C of C is a public school with a fairly large student population. C of C also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina list, coming in at #3.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at C of C to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $37,409. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the C of C is $155,621. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Coastal Carolina University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value English language and literature schools. Coastal Carolina University is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Conway. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Coastal Carolina University, the school also landed the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in South Carolina ranking.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Coastal Carolina University to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $30,932. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Coastal Carolina University is $136,719. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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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
Tennessee 759
West Virginia 285
Alabama 546
Louisiana 460
Kentucky 461
Arkansas 334

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 521
Writing Studies 76

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,184
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 437
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 342
Theology & Religious Vocations 255
Philosophy & Religious Studies 185

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 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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