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Ranked in 2013 | English Rankings Methodology

Earning a master's degree or Ph.D. in English can improve your writing skills, sharpen your analytical abilities and broaden your literary knowledge. These are the top schools for a graduate degree in English.

Rank School name Score
#36 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.5
#36 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

3.5
#36 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

3.5
#32 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.6
#32 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.6
#32 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

3.6
#32 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

3.6
#26 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

3.7
#26 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.7
#26 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.7
#26 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

3.7
#26 University of California—​Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

3.7
#26 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.7
#22 CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York, NY

3.9
#22 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

3.9
#22 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

3.9
#22 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

3.9
#20 New York University

New York, NY

4.0
#20 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

4.0
#17 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

4.1
#17 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

4.1
#17 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.1
#15 Brown University

Providence, RI

4.2
#15 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

4.2
#13 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

4.3

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