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Across the nation, doctoral degree in English programs are offered by 154 institutions. In the US, of the 50 states, 46 have schools in the subject. And the state with the greatest concentration of schools offering accredited doctoral degrees in English in the US are in New York and Texas. The table below displays the number of schools in each state that offer these programs:
|State||Number of Schools|
Core doctoral degree English classes at the undergraduate level are normally offered in subjects including american writers since 1900, professional writing and rhetoric and milton's paradise lost. And schools offer elective courses in subjects including literary essay, from modernism to postmodernism and beyond: literature and film of the german speaking and representative writers from major periods in british literature.
Concentrations in areas including the following are offered by programs:
The following types of programs are available:
Of English programs, about 7% are offered at the doctoral degree level, as can be seen from the chart below.
|Degree Level||Percentage of Programs at this level|
|Undergrad Certificate in English||0|
|Grad Certificate in English||0|
|Associates Degree in English||9.6|
|Bachelors Degree in English||61.2|
|Masters Degree in English||22.1|
|Doctoral Degree in English||7|
In 2010, around the US, an estimated 1,335 students graduated from English doctoral degree programs. Thus, around 2% of graduates in the area graduate at the doctoral level.
The number of graduates has grown from 2006 to 2010. Roughly 1,137 students earned credentials in the field at this level in 2006. Thus, in recent years, the number of students graduating from these programs has increased by about 17%. Compared to the average growth in the number of English graduates at all degree levels, the number of doctoral degree graduates has grown 13.7% faster, as can be seen by the following chart:
|Year||Doctoral Graduates||All English Graduates|
California, New York and Texas are the states from which the most number of these graduates complete their programs. Approximately 11% of the nation's English doctoral graduates in 2010 earned their degrees from the 11 California schools offering programs in the discipline. In the same year, 9% of graduates graduated from the 13 schools in New York. And 9% of English graduates nationwide graduated from the 13 Texas English schools. Together, schools in these 3 states graduated 392 of the nation's 1,335 graduates in the discipline, at this level, in 2010.
The following table shows the number of students who graduated in each state in 2010 in the field:
According to the number of completions, the top doctoral degree in English schools are:
University of California, which is located in Berkeley, CA, graduated 510 students from its doctoral program in the area. UCB is a 4 year public university. University of California was founded in 1868. It is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, which is located in Indiana, PA, graduated 105 students from its doctoral degree in English program. IUP is also a 4 year public university. Indiana University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It was founded in 1875.
And University of Texas, also a 4 year public university located in Austin, TX, graduated 450 students with doctoral degrees in the discipline in 2010. UT was founded in 1883. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Of the 154 English doctoral degree schools in the US, 49 are private colleges and universities, and 105 are public colleges and universities. In the country, tuition at these private schools ranges from approximately $14,020 to $43,304 per year. On average, the public institutions charge students about $7,692 for in-state tuition and $19,981 for out-of-state tuition.
Students at both public and private doctoral degree in English colleges and universities typically have the chance to earn grants and scholarships as well as apply for other forms of financial aid. Financial aid totaling $17 billion was awarded to students at US schools that offer courses in the field in 2010. Of this, federal loans accounted for about 47% while 53% was in the form of scholarships and grants that did not need to be paid back.
|#||School||Level||Instate Tuition||Out-of-state Tuition||Financial Aid/Student||% Receiving Aid|
|1.||Arizona State University
University Drive and Mill Avenue
Tempe AZ 85287
Auburn AL 36849
|3.||Ball State University
2000 University Ave
Muncie IN 47306
500 Speight Ave.
Waco TX 76798
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 2467
One Silber Way
Boston MA 2215
|7.||Bowling Green State University
220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green OH 43403
415 South St
Waltham MA 02454-9110
One Prospect Street
Providence RI 2912
|10.||Bryn Mawr College
101 N Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr PA 19010
|11.||Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890
|12.||Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH 44106
|13.||Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue- NE
Washington DC 20064
|14.||Claremont Graduate University
150 E Tenth St
Claremont CA 91711-6160
|15.||Clark Atlanta University
223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta GA 30314-4391
|16.||Columbia University in the City of New York
West 116 St and Broadway
New York NY 10027
Ithaca NY 14853
36 Madison Ave
Madison NJ 7940
103 Allen Bldg
Durham NC 27708
Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15282