Ranking of English Language and Literature Graduate Schools

Rank the top 119 English Language and Literature graduate programs in the US using the latest National Research Council data.

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Ranking of English Language and Literature PhD Programs

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Harvard University
English and American Literature and Languages
1-121-34-3676%70-101
Stanford University
English
1-82-43-3380%8-39
Princeton University
English
2-141-33-5164%12-47
Columbia University in the City of New York
English and Comparative Literature
1-55-1758-10372%34-73
Cornell University
English Language and Literature
4-206-221-2776%2-14
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
English Language and Literature
9-363-75-4969%37-81
Vanderbilt University
English
8-355-182-2986%5-33
University of Chicago
English Language and Literature
7-295-1941-9481%31-73
University of Notre Dame
English
12-4111-332-3586%7-39
Brown University
English
8-3214-374-4679%16-52
University of Pennsylvania
English
9-315-198-5775%49-90
Yale University
English
1-106-2311-5163%84-106
Duke University
English
9-365-223-5662%24-65
University of Wisconsin-Madison
English
8-309-3126-7062%10-43
University of California-Irvine
English
6-2522-5612-6888%69-101
University of California-Berkeley
English
1-923-5465-9872%24-63
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
English
12-444-182-7258%19-56
Johns Hopkins University
English
30-756-284-4483%114-118
University of Georgia
English
8-3527-624-4384%53-92
University of Illinois at Chicago
English
19-539-3012-5473%22-61
Arizona State University
English
35-865-2118-7969%11-47
University of California-Los Angeles
English
7-3419-5154-10173%3-29
Northwestern University
English
8-349-2827-7650%3-20
University of Kentucky
English
38-878-2614-5567%4-28
Purdue University-Main Campus
English
13-4917-4515-5868%38-80
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Literatures in English
10-3424-5549-9269%7-36
The University of Texas at Austin
English
8-3018-535-6558%35-77
University of Connecticut
English PhD
30-709-3713-8164%18-56
Carnegie Mellon University
English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric
40-848-319-6465%65-104
CUNY Graduate School and University Center
English
2-1720-50105-11270%40-80
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