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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
#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.9
#2 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

4.8
#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.8
#4 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.7
#4 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.7
#4 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.7
#4 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.7
#8 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.6
#8 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

4.6
#10 Duke University

Durham, NC

4.4
#10 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.4
#10 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

4.4
#13 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

4.3
#13 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.3
#15 Brown University

Providence, RI

4.2
#15 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

4.2
#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
#20 New York University

New York, NY

4.0
#20 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

4.0
#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

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