African-American Literature

Ranked in 2013, part of English

An advanced curriculum in African-American literature often includes texts by Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, Malcolm X and other prominent authors. These are the top graduate schools for African-American literature.

Rank School name
#1 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#2 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#3 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

#4 Duke University

Durham, NC

#4 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#4 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

#7 Columbia University

New York, NY

#8 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

#8 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

#10 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

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