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

1 College
260 Bachelor's Degrees
$18,769 Avg Cost*

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

Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MississippiIn 2018-2019, 260 bachelor's degrees were awarded to English language and literature students who went to a Mississippi college or university. This makes it the #17 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

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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2021 Best English Language & Literature School for Non-Traditional Students in Mississippi

The following school tops our list of the Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best English Language & Literature School for Non-Traditional Students

University of Southern Mississippi has taken the #1 spot in this year's English language and literature ranking for non-traditional students. Southern Miss is a fairly large public school located in the city of Hattiesburg. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Southern Miss, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Mississippi ranking.

About 8.7% of Southern Miss students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 7,417 students at Southern Miss that take at least one class online. 3,353 of Southern Miss students are attending part time. Southern Miss 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
Florida 2,145
Virginia 1,746
Georgia 1,015
North Carolina 1,191
West Virginia 285
Tennessee 759
South Carolina 597
Alabama 546
Louisiana 460
Kentucky 461
Arkansas 334

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 282
Writing Studies 55
Literature 4
English Literature (Other) 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 6,808
Visual & Performing Arts 756
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 131
Theology & Religious Vocations 74
Philosophy & Religious Studies 55

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school 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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