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

12 Colleges
2,145 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,600 Avg Cost*

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

Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in FloridaIn 2018-2019, 2,145 bachelor's degrees were awarded to English language and literature students who went to a Florida college or university. This makes it the #13 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 5.0% of all the English language and literature bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Florida ranking, we looked at 12 colleges that offer a bachelor's in English language and literature. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality English language and literature programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the English language and literature program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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The English language and literature school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best English Language & Literature Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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

Check out the English language and literature programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Top 10 Best English Language & Literature Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami tops the 2021 list of our schools in Florida that are best for non-traditional English language and literature students. Located in the city of Coral Gables, U Miami is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. U Miami also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida list, coming in at #1.

About 1.9% of U Miami students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,206 students at U Miami that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,427 part time students in attendance at U Miami. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#2

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Florida State University. Located in the medium-sized city of Tallahassee, Florida State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Florida State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida list.

About 2.4% of Florida State students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 14,515 students at Florida State that take at least one class online. There are roughly 6,270 part time students in attendance at Florida State. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Central Florida earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Orlando, UCF is a public college with a very large student population. UCF not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida list.

The student loan default rate at UCF is lower than is typical, just 2.4% of students default in three years. There are approximately 29,001 students at UCF that take at least one class online. 21,900 of UCF students are attending part time. UCF does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best English language and literature schools for non-traditional students. UF is a very large public school located in the city of Gainesville. UF not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida list.

About 1.5% of UF students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 21,513 students take at least one class online at UF. About 8,083 of the students at UF are attending part time. UF does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#5

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

University of North Florida earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNF is a large public school located in the city of Jacksonville. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UNF has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida ranking.

About 1.3% of UNF students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 7,429 students at UNF that take at least one class online. 5,380 students are part time. UNF does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of South Florida - Main Campus comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. USF Tampa is a fairly large public school located in the city of Tampa. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, USF Tampa has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida ranking.

The student loan default rate at USF Tampa is lower than is typical, just 1.2% of students default in three years. There are approximately 18,317 students at USF Tampa that take at least one class online. 12,300 students are part time. USF Tampa does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#7

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Florida Atlantic University. FAU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Boca Raton. FAU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.2%. Approximately 9,807 students take at least one class online at FAU. About 11,210 of the students at FAU are attending part time. FAU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Florida International University. Located in the large suburb of Miami, FIU is a public college with a fairly large student population. FIU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #9 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Florida list.

About 3.7% of FIU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 25,978 students take at least one class online at FIU. About 23,256 of the students at FIU are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Our rankings recognize Florida Gulf Coast University as the #9 school in this year's rankings. FGCU is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Fort Myers.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.9%. Approximately 6,053 students take at least one class online at FGCU. 3,380 of FGCU students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to The University of West Florida. UWF is a large public school located in the city of Pensacola.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.0%. 4,432 students at UWF are exclusively online. 5,665 students are part time. UWF does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 260
Virginia 1,746
Georgia 1,015
North Carolina 1,191
Alabama 546
Tennessee 759
West Virginia 285
South Carolina 597
Louisiana 460
Kentucky 461
Arkansas 334

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 1,920
Writing Studies 629
Literature 10
English Literature (Other) 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 63,882
Visual & Performing Arts 7,152
Theology & Religious Vocations 885
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 768
Philosophy & Religious Studies 562

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 12 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.

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