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

3 Colleges
570 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,336 Avg Cost*

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

Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in IowaWith 570 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, English language and literature is the #13 most popular major in Iowa. This means that of the 42,686 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.3% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Iowa ranking looked at 3 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 Iowa

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

#1

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa tops the 2021 list of our schools in Iowa that are best for non-traditional English language and literature students. Iowa is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Iowa City. Iowa also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Iowa rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.5%. There are approximately 12,073 students at Iowa that take at least one class online. 5,224 of Iowa students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best English language and literature schools for non-traditional students. Located in the small city of Cedar Falls, UNI is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNI, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Iowa ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.9%. There are approximately 2,118 students at UNI that take at least one class online. About 1,923 of the students at UNI 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 Iowa State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Ames, Iowa State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Iowa State also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for English Language & Literature in Iowa rankings.

About 3.2% of Iowa State students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 6,215 students at Iowa State that take at least one class online. 3,779 of Iowa State 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 Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 634
Minnesota 899
Kansas 267
South Dakota 85
Nebraska 241
North Dakota 83

English Language & Literature Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 406
Writing Studies 160
English Literature (Other) 111

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 6,293
Visual & Performing Arts 1,348
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 395
Philosophy & Religious Studies 204
Theology & Religious Vocations 185

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 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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