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

11 Colleges
1,015 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,724 Avg Cost*

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

Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in GeorgiaWith 1,015 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #14 most popular major in Georgia. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.4% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Georgia ranking looked at 11 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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As a non-traditional student, you have a lot to consider when it comes to choosing an education. That's why we've developed rankings specifically for you. Check out more major-related rankings here..

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

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

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Emory University has taken the #1 spot in this year's English language and literature ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Atlanta, Emory is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. Emory not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list.

The student loan default rate at Emory is lower than is typical, just 1.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,099 students take at least one class online at Emory. About 1,556 of the students at Emory are attending part time.

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Our rankings recognize Georgia State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia State is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Georgia State has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia ranking.

There are approximately 9,120 students at Georgia State that take at least one class online. About 8,159 of the students at Georgia State are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#3

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia Southern University. GaSou is a very large public school located in the town of Statesboro. GaSou also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list, coming in at #7.

The student loan default rate at GaSou is lower than is typical, just 6.4% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,726 students at GaSou that take at least one class online. 5,565 of GaSou students are attending part time. GaSou does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Georgia. UGA is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Athens. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UGA has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.3%. Approximately 3,957 students take at least one class online at UGA. 3,722 students are part time.

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Georgia College & State University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Georgia College is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Milledgeville. Georgia College not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list.

The student loan default rate at Georgia College is lower than is typical, just 3.6% of students default in three years. Approximately 993 students take at least one class online at Georgia College. There are roughly 1,268 part time students in attendance at Georgia College. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of West Georgia. University of West Georgia is a fairly large public school located in the town of Carrollton.

There are approximately 4,693 students at University of West Georgia that take at least one class online. 4,394 of University of West Georgia students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of North Georgia earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Dahlonega, UNG is a public college with a large student population. UNG also made our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Georgia list, coming in at #8.

The student loan default rate at UNG is lower than is typical, just 8.8% of students default in three years. Approximately 3,965 students take at least one class online at UNG. About 6,303 of the students at UNG are attending part time. UNG does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Valdosta State University. Located in the small city of Valdosta, VSU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

About 8.5% of VSU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 3,002 students at VSU are exclusively online. There are roughly 3,485 part time students in attendance at VSU.

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The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Clayton State University. Clayton State University is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of Morrow.

Approximately 2,589 students take at least one class online at Clayton State University. 3,025 students are part time. Clayton State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#10

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

Our rankings recognize Columbus State University as the #10 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Columbus, CSU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

There are approximately 2,112 students at CSU that take at least one class online. 2,924 of CSU students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 927
Writing Studies 239

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 7,682
Visual & Performing Arts 4,041
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 725
Theology & Religious Vocations 717
Philosophy & Religious Studies 361

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 11 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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