Points of Pride

Great Learning Opportunities

  • Small classes that allow students to receive more attention from instructors and get to know their classmates in a more intimate learning environment
  • Courses offered in a wide variety of genres, literary periods, and disciplines covering the full spectrum of a quality English education
  • Opportunities to learn online and on campus
  • Thought-provoking discussions in each class
  • A University of Illinois degree
  • Encouragement for students to participate in larger academic communities and conferences
  • Opportunities to publish creative writing in our literary journal, the Alchemist Review.

Great People

  • A team of fantastic faculty distinguished in their respective fields
  • Professors who interact with students on a first-name basis
  • A warm and welcoming campus with a student-focused attitude
  • A helpful Graduate Assistant to mentor English students
  • A superb Online Coordinator to assist online students
  • A growing number of Online English majors from all over the United States and several other countries
  • A great track record of alumni successfully finding jobs
  • A fantastic community of like-minded English folk who create their own sense of extended family within the program

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