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2021 Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maine

2 Colleges
224 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,718 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best English Language & Literature Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MaineWith 224 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #11 most popular major in Maine. This means that 0.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maine ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in English language and literature. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent English language and literature programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the English language and literature program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best English Language & Literature Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best English Language & Literature Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Maine

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying English language and literature.

Best English Language & Literature Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Southern Maine tops the 2021 list of our schools in Maine that are best for non-traditional English language and literature students. University of Southern Maine is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Portland. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, University of Southern Maine has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Maine ranking.

The student loan default rate at University of Southern Maine is lower than is typical, just 6.1% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,393 students at University of Southern Maine that take at least one class online. About 3,433 of the students at University of Southern Maine are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UMaine is a fairly large public school located in the small suburb of Orono. UMaine not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Maine list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.7%. There are approximately 2,773 students at UMaine that take at least one class online. 2,475 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students English Language & Literature Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 223
Rhode Island 330
Massachusetts 1,786
New Hampshire 777
Connecticut 678

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 182
Writing Studies 91

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 757
Visual & Performing Arts 282
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 85
Philosophy & Religious Studies 69
Theology & Religious Vocations 45

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Mike Hazard.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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