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English Degree at University of Iowa (UI)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001892
  • Phone: (319) 335-3500

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English Degree

The English degree program at University of Iowa prepares students for the general study of the English language, with attention to the history and structure of the language, as well as communication skills, and the literature and culture of English-speaking persons. Students who graduate from the English degree program may pursue careers in writing, journalism, teaching, communications, marketing, linguistics, broadcasting, and more. Courses in the English degree program include communication theory, historical literature, including American and British literature. Get more details below including other Iowa colleges that offer english degrees.

The English program at University of Iowa is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for more than 13 years.

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Students Enrolled in the English Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UI has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree212
    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate0
    Master's Degree58
    Doctorate Degree18

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male119
    Female169

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian2
    Asian10
    Black5
    Hispanic12
    White228
    Unknown22

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the English program at UI, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering English Programs in Iowa

English programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

22 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Maharishi University of Management

Fairfield, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
Ashford University

Clinton, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Loras College

Dubuque, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B,M)