Study English Literature in Philadelphia

Learn to think and write with clarity and imagination, conduct research and live an innovative life. Study under outstanding faculty in a world-class city for the arts—Philadelphia.

Study English in Philadelphia

Literature, the practice of writing and the analysis of language foster attentiveness and mental agility by presenting us with complex perspectives on social and artistic movements, historical events, cultural phenomena, and communication patterns.

Why Study English?

Powerful, persuasive writing, sharp analytic skills and creative, flexible thinking are essential abilities for tomorrow’s leaders and professionals. The English major cultivates these abilities through the study of the literatures, language and cultures of the United States, Britain, the English-speaking world and beyond.