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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
#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
#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
#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
#39 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

3.4
#39 University of California—​San Diego

San Diego, CA

3.4
#39 University of California—​Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

3.4
#39 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

3.4
#39 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.4
#44 Boston University

Boston, MA

3.3
#44 Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

3.3
#44 Claremont Graduate University

Claremont, CA

3.3
#44 University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

3.3
#44 University of California—​Riverside

Riverside, CA

3.3
#44 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.3
#50 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

3.2

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