Ranking of English Language and Literature PhD Programs

 

Rank Program Regres Quality Survey Quality Research Product Faculty Grants Faculty Awards Student Outcomes Profes Devel Stats Instruct Orient Intl Orient
1-2 Harvard University English and American Literature and Languages 1-7 1-2 1-2 14% 4.9 5-39 16 No Yes Yes
1-4 Princeton University English 1-7 1-3 1-3 4% 4.2 2-39 16 No Yes Yes
2-5 Stanford University English 1-9 2-3 2-4 6% 4.5 8-44 16 No Yes Yes
3-7 Yale University English 2-12 5-23 7-23 12% 4.1 6-39 18 Yes Yes Yes
3-10 Columbia University in the City of New York English and Comparative Literature 1-8 5-23 6-19 12% 4.5 65-104 16 No Yes Yes
5-14 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor English Language and Literature 6-32 4-10 6-23 12% 2.3 8-57 17 Yes Yes Yes
5-19 CUNY Graduate School and University Center English 3-27 16-45 6-21 15% 3.1 100-110 18 Yes Yes Yes
5-19 Vanderbilt University English 7-30 4-14 25-50 18% 2.6 2-29 17 No Yes Yes
6-22 University of Chicago English Language and Literature 8-34 8-31 15-36 16% 1.8 35-91 17 Yes Yes Yes
6-27 University of Rochester English 19-59 10-39 4-16 17% 2.8 21-92 16 No Yes Yes
7-23 University of Pennsylvania English 8-28 4-17 4-15 3% 2.3 8-53 18 Yes Yes Yes
6-29 Johns Hopkins University English 21-70 7-36 4-12 20% 2.0 11-56 15 No Yes Yes
7-29 Brandeis University English and American Literature 11-42 11-41 13-33 8% 3.7 5-62 17 No Yes Yes
7-30 University of California-Santa Barbara English 16-46 15-45 13-36 24% 1.6 91-107 18 Yes Yes Yes
6-28 University of South Carolina-Columbia English 14-51 12-42 15-36 16% 1.8 2-27 18 Yes Yes Yes
8-30 University of Illinois at Chicago English 14-42 5-24 5-21 15% 1.7 6-41 17 No Yes Yes
8-35 University of California-Riverside English 18-59 13-40 21-45 23% 2.1 9-59 15 No Yes Yes
7-38 Claremont Graduate University English 41-94 39-78 10-30 34% 1.9 111-118 17 Yes Yes Yes
10-34 University of California-Los Angeles English 4-34 11-40 35-65 4% 2.9 39-94 18 Yes Yes Yes
11-37 Northwestern University English 9-45 9-33 30-58 15% 2.6 16-66 15 No Yes Yes
11-38 University of Virginia-Main Campus English Language and Literature 10-40 21-54 21-44 16% 2.2 4-41 14 No Yes Yes
11-35 University of Wisconsin-Madison English 5-23 6-29 8-27 10% 1.4 24-69 17 No Yes Yes
11-40 University of Arizona English 29-69 42-76 35-65 28% 1.8 13-60 17 No Yes Yes
14-43 Duke University English 13-47 9-33 17-37 11% 2.3 9-76 16 No Yes Yes
13-37 Rutgers University-New Brunswick Literatures in English 7-29 16-44 25-52 4% 2.7 39-87 16 Yes Yes Yes
12-46 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus English 13-48 4-19 12-36 11% 0.6 1-67 18 Yes Yes Yes
15-40 University of California-Berkeley English 2-17 27-56 43-72 2% 2.5 67-96 18 Yes Yes Yes
15-43 New York University English and American Literature 6-31 19-49 9-27 7% 2.4 70-98 17 No Yes Yes
16-44 University of Notre Dame English 11-39 10-35 33-66 15% 1.4 3-34 16 No Yes Yes
18-45 Cornell University English Language and Literature 5-25 7-28 46-77 4% 1.4 3-31 17 Yes Yes Yes
15-46 Indiana University-Bloomington English 17-52 21-51 19-41 16% 2.0 52-96 15 No Yes Yes
14-52 Boston College English 10-94 15-50 15-40 11% 1.1 5-77 18 Yes Yes Yes
19-44 Brown University English 5-28 10-34 52-83 4% 1.1 3-39 18 Yes Yes Yes
18-52 Arizona State University English 33-82 5-29 4-13 11% 0.3 27-88 18 Yes Yes Yes
18-50 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College English 47-89 38-71 39-72 24% 0.6 21-80 18 Yes Yes Yes
20-51 University of Connecticut English PhD 19-55 7-35 8-29 11% 1.1 8-75 15 No Yes Yes
24-54 Florida State University English 26-69 15-44 4-18 14% 1.0 41-80 17 No Yes Yes
22-59 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill English 5-38 34-71 40-72 11% 1.6 95-111 18 Yes Yes Yes
26-60 The University of Texas at Austin English 9-35 19-53 28-62 11% 0.7 5-65 17 No Yes Yes
26-58 University of California-Irvine English 17-51 40-76 36-68 4% 2.0 35-89 18 Yes Yes Yes
29-62 Carnegie Mellon University English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric 54-91 21-54 6-26 11% 0.8 48-94 16 Yes Yes Yes
29-65 The University of Tennessee English 46-84 45-80 89-109 21% 0.8 5-48 17 Yes Yes Yes
26-64 University of Missouri-Columbia English 19-63 30-61 83-107 20% 0.5 1-11 17 No Yes Yes
32-61 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign English 21-54 23-53 61-89 9% 1.1 22-71 16 Yes Yes Yes
33-62 University of Maryland-College Park English Language and Literature 11-40 33-61 40-71 6% 2.2 41-84 16 No Yes Yes
31-68 Washington State University English 60-100 26-59 23-56 16% 0.5 17-60 18 Yes Yes Yes
33-64 Emory University English 23-58 16-44 36-68 9% 1.2 4-44 17 No Yes Yes
34-66 University of Georgia English 23-61 53-84 56-86 14% 0.7 29-75 18 Yes Yes Yes
33-69 Boston University English 37-93 75-98 30-59 10% 2.6 48-89 17 No Yes Yes
36-66 Purdue University-Main Campus English 15-58 27-55 31-66 6% 0.6 25-67 18 Yes Yes Yes
33-71 University of Delaware English 43-90 69-97 71-97 20% 0.5 6-52 18 Yes Yes Yes
33-74 The University of Alabama English Language and Literature 54-92 55-88 66-94 29% 0.9 18-66 13 No Yes Yes
37-66 University of California-Davis English 38-79 44-75 74-97 10% 1.4 30-82 18 Yes Yes Yes
32-71 Western Michigan University English 66-100 53-90 37-71 21% 0.7 24-87 18 Yes Yes Yes
36-72 Ohio State University-Main Campus English 21-62 42-79 73-98 9% 1.0 4-70 18 Yes Yes Yes
36-72 University of Miami English Language and Literature 23-69 27-63 107-116 14% 0.3 4-68 18 Yes Yes Yes
34-75 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities English 39-84 63-92 72-99 26% 0.4 30-81 15 NA Yes Yes
38-75 Temple University English 30-70 34-68 34-68 16% 0.5 34-84 15 No Yes Yes
41-77 SUNY at Albany English 58-93 49-84 28-60 23% 0.2 30-80 15 No Yes Yes
45-75 University of Iowa English 35-71 44-79 23-51 7% 1.4 64-97 17 No Yes Yes
41-74 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus English 48-89 24-54 54-83 11% 1.1 38-91 17 No Yes Yes
45-75 Washington University in St Louis English and American Literature 36-77 78-101 68-92 8% 1.8 61-102 17 Yes Yes Yes
45-78 Rice University English 41-87 23-54 54-81 6% 1.8 21-93 16 No Yes Yes
42-80 University of Nebraska-Lincoln English 49-94 41-75 31-65 24% 0.5 89-105 15 No Yes Yes
49-79 University of Kentucky English 34-82 6-27 23-57 1% 0.7 11-51 17 No Yes Yes
50-79 University of Massachusetts Amherst English 20-61 52-86 68-93 6% 1.5 24-80 16 No Yes Yes
51-80 Tufts University English 32-78 39-69 71-97 0% 1.3 28-78 18 Yes Yes Yes
50-82 University of Utah English 39-88 53-87 34-69 0% 1.0 5-39 18 Yes Yes Yes
53-82 University of Mississippi Main Campus English 47-87 44-81 25-59 10% 0.6 31-94 14 Yes Yes Yes
48-85 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus English 57-98 24-67 17-46 18% 0.2 19-96 13 No Yes Yes
48-85 Northeastern University English 70-106 79-106 47-76 7% 1.7 53-110 18 Yes Yes Yes
53-86 Auburn University Main Campus English 73-103 40-81 40-72 14% 0.8 1-55 14 No Yes Yes
52-85 University of North Dakota English 59-114 59-92 83-105 14% 0.7 12-68 17 Yes Yes Yes
56-82 Wayne State University English 57-93 51-84 47-76 11% 1.3 37-80 15 No Yes Yes
59-84 Baylor University English 36-80 46-77 34-71 6% 0.2 1-10 16 No Yes Yes
58-84 Michigan State University English 42-84 40-71 90-110 11% 0.1 58-93 18 Yes Yes Yes
60-84 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus English 39-84 46-80 94-111 5% 0.6 21-75 18 Yes Yes Yes
63-87 University of Arkansas English 56-102 61-94 39-76 1% 1.1 1-27 16 No Yes Yes
62-88 University of Memphis English 68-102 71-96 71-100 16% 0.2 29-79 17 Yes Yes Yes
62-93 University of Connecticut Medieval Studies PhD 41-100 50-91 7-26 0% 1.8 110-118 16 No Yes Yes
67-87 University of Southern California English 42-83 48-80 29-68 3% 0.8 67-99 16 No Yes Yes
67-88 University of Washington-Seattle Campus English 27-68 46-81 67-98 3% 0.2 63-96 17 Yes Yes Yes
70-94 Case Western Reserve University English 88-112 50-83 37-69 0% 1.8 39-86 17 No Yes Yes
73-93 Texas A & M University English 60-95 69-97 85-107 10% 0.6 17-83 15 No Yes Yes
77-93 University at Buffalo English 34-75 81-101 79-103 6% 0.6 37-76 15 No Yes Yes
73-97 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus English and Comparative Literature 50-90 59-95 46-80 0% 0.4 3-49 16 No Yes Yes
77-97 University of Colorado at Boulder English 83-108 90-105 65-91 15% 1.0 81-104 14 No Yes Yes
79-97 University of Kansas English 61-100 45-80 49-85 4% 0.3 42-85 16 No Yes Yes
79-97 Georgia State University English 38-84 67-97 62-91 6% 0.7 96-112 15 No Yes Yes
79-99 University of New Mexico-Main Campus English 22-86 65-96 105-117 5% 0.1 104-114 18 Yes Yes Yes
82-102 Kent State University Kent Campus English 96-116 86-106 76-103 17% 0.2 48-99 14 No Yes Yes
83-101 SUNY at Binghamton English, General Literature and Rhetoric 54-96 80-101 81-108 0% 0.5 75-101 18 Yes Yes Yes
82-103 University of Florida English 45-83 75-100 68-97 0% 0.9 38-90 15 No Yes Yes
86-101 University of Oregon English 30-80 79-100 93-111 6% 0.6 92-105 14 No Yes Yes
88-102 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee English 63-94 60-88 86-109 4% 0.1 52-88 14 No Yes Yes
86-105 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus English 69-105 93-109 88-109 6% 0.2 97-111 18 Yes Yes Yes
87-107 Loyola University Chicago English 75-106 82-103 70-98 0% 0.8 65-100 17 No Yes Yes
87-107 Stony Brook University English 62-97 76-99 84-109 0% 0.4 53-94 15 No Yes Yes
94-111 Lehigh University English 96-116 104-115 98-113 7% 0.2 29-80 15 No Yes Yes
94-114 Texas Tech University English 85-114 86-104 114-119 4% 0.0 3-28 16 No Yes Yes
94-113 University of Hawaii at Manoa English 94-116 101-114 64-94 10% 0.3 94-107 15 No Yes Yes
94-113 Catholic University of America English 93-116 107-117 96-112 0% 1.3 82-107 16 No Yes Yes
95-113 University of Louisiana at Lafayette English 94-117 108-116 108-117 9% 0.3 41-85 14 No Yes Yes
93-115 University of Nevada-Reno English 99-117 109-118 104-117 12% 0.0 93-112 15 Yes Yes Yes
95-115 Northern Illinois University English 87-113 77-103 52-87 0% 0.4 22-90 13 Yes No Yes
95-115 Southern Illinois University Carbondale English 90-117 100-113 109-117 5% 0.3 26-83 17 No Yes Yes
93-116 Syracuse University English 95-118 99-114 79-107 0% 0.3 66-104 17 Yes Yes Yes
98-116 University of Houston English 107-119 96-111 30-64 10% 0.6 100-111 12 No Yes Yes
99-116 Marquette University English 100-117 106-116 29-62 5% 1.0 110-115 14 No Yes Yes
98-115 Texas Christian University English 97-116 98-111 104-116 6% 0.1 87-104 16 No Yes Yes
97-118 Miami University-Oxford English 80-110 77-103 89-110 0% 0.3 26-91 12 No Yes Yes
101-118 Fordham University English 92-118 114-119 115-119 13% 0.5 112-118 16 No Yes Yes
101-118 University of Southern Mississippi English 102-119 101-115 89-111 6% 0.0 95-108 17 Yes Yes Yes
103-119 George Washington University English 63-103 98-113 91-111 0% 0.5 112-119 15 No Yes Yes
104-119 Ohio University-Main Campus English 95-116 103-115 117-119 0% 0.6 17-62 14 No Yes Yes
97-119 University of Missouri-Kansas City English 93-119 62-105 11-40 0% 0.0 59-113 15 No Yes No
105-119 University of South Florida-Main Campus English 85-117 102-115 57-90 8% 0.0 113-119 10 No Yes Yes
107-119 University of Dallas Literature 103-118 116-119 108-117 17% 0.0 111-118 11 No Yes Yes
107-119 University of North Texas English 99-119 116-119 67-95 17% 0.5

 

English
Ranked in
2009

Rank College name Score
1 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA 4.9
2 Stanford University Stanford, CA 4.8
2 Yale University New Haven, CT 4.8
4 Columbia University New York, NY 4.7
4 Harvard University Cambridge, MA 4.7
4 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 4.7
7 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 4.6
7 Princeton University Princeton , NJ 4.6
7 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 Brown University Providence, RI 4.3
13 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 4.3
13 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 4.3
16 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
26 Emory University Atlanta, GA 3.7
26 Ohio State University Columbus, OH 3.7
26 University of California--Davis Davis, CA 3.7
29 Pennsylvania State University--University Park University Park, PA 3.6
29 University of California--Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 3.6
29 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 3.6
29 University of Washington Seattle, WA 3.6
29 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 3.6
29 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO 3.6
35 University of Maryland--College Park College Park, MD 3.5
35 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 3.5
35 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 3.5
38 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 3.4
38 Rice University Houston, TX 3.4
38 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 3.4
41 University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo, NY 3.3
41 University of California--Riverside Riverside, CA 3.3
41 University of California--San Diego San Diego, CA 3.3
41 University of California--Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA 3.3
41 University of Illinois--Chicago Chicago, IL 3.3
46 Boston University Boston, MA 3.2
46 Brandeis University Waltham, MA 3.2
46 Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA 3.2
46 University of Colorado--Boulder Boulder, CO 3.2
46 University of Massachusetts--Amherst Amherst, MA 3.2
46 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 3.2
52 Tufts University Medford, MA 3.1
52 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 3.1
52 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 3.1
52 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 3.1
52 University of Rochester Rochester, NY 3.1
52 University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI 3.1
58 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 3.0
58 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA 3.0
58 SUNY--Binghamton Binghamton, NY 3.0
58 University of Georgia Athens, GA 3.0
58 University of Missouri Columbia, MO 3.0
63 Miami University--Oxford Oxford, OH 2.9
63 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 2.9
63 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 2.9
63 Temple University Philadelphia, PA 2.9
63 Texas A&M University--College Station College Station, TX 2.9
63 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 2.9
63 University of Nebraska--Lincoln Lincoln, NE 2.9
63 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 2.9
71 Bryn Mawr College N/A, PA 2.8
71 Fordham University Bronx, NY 2.8
71 George Washington University Washington, DC 2.8
71 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 2.8
71 SUNY--Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY 2.8

 

English
Ranked in 2008
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1 Harvard University Cambridge, MA Score 4.9
1 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA Score 4.9
1 Yale University New Haven, CT Score 4.9
4 Princeton University Princeton, NJ Score 4.8
4 Stanford University Stanford, CA Score 4.8
6 Cornell University Ithaca, NY Score 4.7
6 University of Chicago Chicago, IL Score 4.7
8 Columbia University New York, NY Score 4.6
8 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD Score 4.6
10 University of California--Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Score 4.5
10 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Score 4.5
12 Duke University NA, NC Score 4.4
12 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Score 4.4
12 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA Score 4.4
15 Brown University Providence, RI Score 4.3
16 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ Score 4.1
16 University of California--Irvine Irvine, CA Score 4.1
16 University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI Score 4.1
19 Northwestern University Evanston, IL Score 4.0
19 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL Score 4.0
19 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC Score 4.0
19 University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX Score 4.0
23 CUNY Graduate School and University Center New York, NY Score 3.9
23 Indiana University--Bloomington Bloomington, IN Score 3.9
23 New York University New York, NY Score 3.9
26 University of California--Davis Davis, CA Score 3.7
26 University of Washington Seattle, WA Score 3.7
28 Emory University NA, GA Score 3.6
28 Pennsylvania State University--University Park University Park, PA Score 3.6
28 University of California--Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA Score 3.6
28 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA Score 3.6
28 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Score 3.6
33 Ohio State University Columbus, OH Score 3.5
33 University of Maryland--College Park College Park, MD Score 3.5
33 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Score 3.5
36 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN Score 3.4
36 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN Score 3.4
36 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Score 3.4
39 Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA Score 3.3
39 Rice University Houston, TX Score 3.3
39 University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo, NY Score 3.3
39 University of California--San Diego NA, CA Score 3.3
39 University of California--Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA Score 3.3
39 University of Illinois--Chicago Chicago, IL Score 3.3
39 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Score 3.3
46 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Score 3.2
46 University of California--Riverside Riverside, CA Score 3.2
46 University of Colorado--Boulder Boulder, CO Score 3.2
46 University of Florida Gainesville, FL Score 3.2
46 University of Massachusetts--Amherst Worcester, MA Score 3.2
51 Boston University Boston, MA Score 3.1
51 Brandeis University Waltham, MA Score 3.1
51 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Score 3.1
51 University of Rochester Rochester, NY Score 3.1
51 University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Score 3.1
56 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA Score 3.0
56 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN Score 3.0
56 SUNY--Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY Score 3.0
56 Tulane University New Orleans, LA Score 3.0
56 University of Missouri--Columbia Columbia, MO Score 3.0
61 Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA Score 2.9
61 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI Score 2.9
61 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Score 2.9
61 Temple University Philadelphia, PA Score 2.9
61 Texas A&M University--College Station College Station, TX Score 2.9
61 Tufts University Medford, MA Score 2.9
61 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT Score 2.9
61 University of Delaware Newark, DE Score 2.9
61 University of Georgia Athens, GA Score 2.9
61 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS Score 2.9
61 University of Oregon Eugene, OR Score 2.9
72 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Score 2.8
72 Binghamton University Binghamton, NY Score 2.8
72 Bryn Mawr College NA, PA Score 2.8
72 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY Score 2.8
72 University of Nebraska--Lincoln Lincoln, NE Score 2.8
72 University of Tennessee--Knoxville Knoxville, TN Score 2.8
72 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT Score 2.8
79 Florida State University NA, FL Score 2.7
79 George Washington University NA, DC Score 2.7
79 Miami University--Oxford Oxford, OH Score 2.7
79 University of South Carolina--Columbia Columbia, SC Score 2.7
83 Fordham University NA, NY Score 2.6
83 Iowa State University Ames, IA Score 2.6
83 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute NA, NY Score 2.6
83 SUNY--Albany Albany, NY Score 2.6
83 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Score 2.6
83 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK Score 2.6
89 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL Score 2.5
89 Ohio University Athens, OH Score 2.5
89 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH Score 2.5
89 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Score 2.5
89 Wayne State University Detroit, MI Score 2.5

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English (Ph.D.)
New! Ranked in 2005*
Rank/School

Average assessment score (5.0 = highest)

1. Harvard University (MA)

4.9

  University of California–Berkeley

4.9

  Yale University (CT)

4.9

4. Princeton University (NJ)

4.8

  Stanford University (CA)

4.8

6. Cornell University (NY)

4.7

  University of Chicago

4.7

8. Columbia University (NY)

4.6

  Johns Hopkins University (MD)

4.6

10. University of California–Los Angeles

4.5

  University of Pennsylvania

4.5

12. Duke University (NC)

4.4

  University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

4.4

  University of Virginia

4.4

15. Brown University (RI)

4.3

16. Rutgers State University–New Brunswick (NJ)

4.1

  University of California–Irvine

4.1

  University of Wisconsin–Madison

4.1

19. Northwestern University (IL)

4.0

  University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign

4.0

  University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

4.0

  University of Texas–Austin

4.0

23. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

3.9

  Indiana University–Bloomington

3.9

  New York University

3.9

26. University of California–Davis

3.7

  University of Washington

3.7

28. Emory University (GA)

3.6

  Pennsylvania State University–University Park

3.6

  University of California–Santa Barbara

3.6

  University of Iowa

3.6

  Vanderbilt University (TN)

3.6

33. Ohio State University

3.5

  University of Maryland–College Park

3.5

  University of Southern California

3.5

36. University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

3.4

  University of Notre Dame (IN)

3.4

  University of Pittsburgh

3.4

39. Claremont Graduate School (CA)

3.3

  Rice University (TX)

3.3

  University at Buffalo–SUNY

3.3

  University of California–San Diego

3.3

  University of California–Santa Cruz

3.3

  University of Illinois–Chicago

3.3

  Washington University in St. Louis

3.3

46. University of Arizona

3.2

  University of California–Riverside

3.2

  University of Colorado–Boulder

3.2

  University of Florida

3.2

  University of Massachusetts–Amherst

3.2

51. Boston University

3.1

  Brandeis University (MA)

3.1

  Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

3.1

  University of Rochester (NY)

3.1

  University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

3.1

56. Boston College

3.0

  Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN)

3.0

  SUNY–Stony Brook

3.0

  Tulane University (LA)

3.0

  University of Missouri–Columbia

3.0

61. Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge

2.9

  Michigan State University

2.9

  Syracuse University (NY)

2.9

  Temple University (PA)

2.9

  Texas A&M University–College Station

2.9

  Tufts University (MA)

2.9

  University of Connecticut

2.9

  University of Delaware

2.9

  University of Georgia

2.9

  University of Kansas

2.9

  University of Oregon

2.9

72. Arizona State University

2.8

  Binghamton University (NY)

2.8

  Bryn Mawr College (PA)

2.8

  University of Kentucky

2.8

  University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2.8

  University of Tennessee–Knoxville

2.8

  University of Utah

2.8

79. Florida State University

2.7

  George Washington University (DC)

2.7

  Miami University–Oxford (OH)

2.7

  University of South Carolina–Columbia

2.7

83. Fordham University (NY)

2.6

  Iowa State University

2.6

  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

2.6

  SUNY–Albany

2.6

  University of Miami (FL)

2.6

  University of Oklahoma

2.6

89. Loyola University Chicago

2.5

  Ohio University

2.5

  University of New Hampshire

2.5

  University of New Mexico

2.5

  Wayne State University (MI)

2.5

English
(Ranked in
2001*)
Rank/School Average reputation score (5 = highest)
1. Harvard University (MA) 4.8
   Stanford University (CA) 4.8
   University of California--Berkeley 4.8
   Yale University (CT) 4.8
5. University of Chicago 4.7
6. Cornell University (NY) 4.6
   Princeton University (NJ) 4.6
8. Columbia University (NY) 4.5
   Johns Hopkins University (MD) 4.5
10. University of Pennsylvania 4.4
11. University of California--Los Angeles 4.3
   University of Michigan--Ann Arbor 4.3
   University of Virginia 4.3
14. Brown University (RI) 4.2
15. Duke University (NC) 4.1
   University of California--Irvine 4.1
17. University of Wisconsin--Madison 4.0
18. Northwestern University (IL) 3.9
   Rutgers State University--New Brunswick (NJ) 3.9
   University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign 3.9
   University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill 3.9
   University of Texas--Austin 3.9
23. Indiana University--Bloomington 3.8
   University of Washington 3.8
25. New York University 3.7
26. CUNY Graduate School and University Center 3.6
27. Pennsylvania State University--University Park 3.5
   University of Iowa 3.5
   Vanderbilt University (TN) 3.5
30. Emory University (GA) 3.4
   University of California--Davis 3.4
   University of California--Santa Barbara 3.4
   University of Pittsburgh 3.4
34. Claremont Graduate School (CA) 3.3
   Ohio State University--Columbus 3.3
   Rice University (TX) 3.3
   University of Maryland--College Park 3.3
   University of Minnesota--Twin Cities 3.3
39. Brandeis University (MA) 3.2
   University at Buffalo (NY) 3.2
   University of California--San Diego 3.2
   University of California--Santa Cruz 3.2
   University of Massachusetts--Amherst 3.2
   University of Southern California 3.2
   Washington University in St. Louis 3.2
46. Tufts University (MA) 3.1
   University of Arizona 3.1
   University of California--Riverside 3.1
   University of Florida 3.1
   University of Illinois--Chicago 3.1
   University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee 3.1
52. University of Colorado--Boulder 3.0
   University of Notre Dame (IN) 3.0
54. Boston University 2.9
   Michigan State University 2.9
   Tulane University (LA) 2.9
   University of Oregon 2.9
   University of Rochester (NY) 2.9
59. Texas A&M University--College Station 2.8
   University of Kansas 2.8
   University of Utah 2.8
62. Binghamton University (NY) 2.7
   Boston College 2.7
   Miami University--Oxford (OH) 2.7
   Purdue University--West Lafayette (IN) 2.7
   SUNY--Stony Brook 2.7
   University of Connecticut 2.7
   University of Delaware 2.7
   University of Georgia 2.7
   University of Kentucky 2.7
71. Fordham University (NY) 2.6
   Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge 2.6
   Syracuse University (NY) 2.6
   Temple University (PA) 2.6
   University of Missouri--Columbia 2.6
   University of Nebraska--Lincoln 2.6
   University of Oklahoma 2.6
   University of Tennessee--Knoxville 2.6
79. Arizona State University 2.5
   George Washington University (DC) 2.5
   University of New Mexico 2.5

*This ranking was computed in January of the year cited, based on data from a survey sent out in the fall of the previous year.