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2021 Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in West Virginia

2 Colleges
285 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,493 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value English Language & Literature School for You

Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in West VirginiaWith 285 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #16 most popular major in West Virginia. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.7% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature in West Virginia ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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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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.

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 West Virginia

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

Best Value English Language & Literature Schools in West Virginia

#1

Marshall University

Huntington, WV

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Marshall University. Located in the small city of Huntington, Marshall University is a public college with a fairly large student population. Marshall University not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in West Virginia list.

At Marshall University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $21,501. 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 Marshall University is $97,400. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#2

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to West Virginia University. WVU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Morgantown. WVU also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in West Virginia list, coming in at #1.

At WVU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $27,485. This means that the average student pays around $122,583 to get a bachelor’s degree from WVU. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 273
Writing Studies 12

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Majors Similar to English Language & Literature

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,154
Visual & Performing Arts 380
Theology & Religious Vocations 74
Philosophy & Religious Studies 69
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 53

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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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