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Overview for English Composition

A program that focuses on the principles of English vocabulary, grammar, morphology, syntax and semantics; and techniques of selecting, developing, arranging, combining and expressing ideas in appropriate written forms.

Careers for English Composition Majors

A major in English Composition is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in English Composition

Top 35 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of English Composition among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN
Moderately Selective$33,250 
Northland College
Ashland, WI
Less Selective$24,021 
North Central University
Minneapolis, MN
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Heidelberg University
Tiffin, OH
Moderately Selective$21,330 
Saint Edward's University
Austin, TX
Moderately Selective$24,440 
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
Moderately Selective$17,154 
Rivier College
Nashua, NH
Less Selective$23,965 
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Dillard University
New Orleans, LA
Highly Selective$13,880 
Adrian College
Adrian, MI
Moderately Selective$24,440 
La Sierra University
Riverside, CA
Moderately Selective$24,773 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.