American Literature After 1865

Ranked in 2013, part of English

Since the end of the Civil War, American literature has been influenced by major national events, such as the Depression and World War II. These are the top graduate schools for a specialty in American literature after 1865.

Rank School name
#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

#2 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#4 Columbia University

New York, NY

#4 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

#4 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

#4 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#9 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#10 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#11 Duke University

Durham, NC

#11 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

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