48 months
46978 USD/year
46978 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether your interest lies in journalism, creative writing, literature, linguistics, publishing, teaching, or law, the English Language and Literature program at Pace University offers three concentrations and several combined degree options to develop your specific interests.

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You will choose from three concentrations in creative writing, literature, or linguistics, which also allows for the ability to double major in related fields. This program will open doors in virtually any field, such as journalism, publishing, communications, business, the arts, law, and education.

Make Main Character Moves

Beyond the classroom, you will have the opportunity to learn from prominent poets and authors who visit campus, publish your own work in Aphros, our literary magazine, and gain hands-on experience working on The Pace Press, our undergraduate student newspaper.

You will be guided by our outstanding faculty of authors, editors, and world-renowned scholars with diverse research interests and expertise.

You will develop the in-demand skills you need for success in today’s competitive job market: top-notch writing, insightful critical analysis, and clear, organized thinking.


Graduates of this English Language and Literature program at Pace University go on to exciting careers in a variety of industries and non-profits, as well as to graduate school. Recent English alumni are currently employed as:

  • Community Organizers
  • Digital Content Managers
  • Editors
  • Journalists
  • Librarians
  • Literary Agents
  • Narrative Video Game Designers
  • Teachers
  • Translators

Recent graduates have also gone on to earn Master’s degrees and PhDs from: The New School, Georgetown University, Fordham University, UCLA, and the University of Virginia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature, Culture and Media
  • Creative Writing
  • Creative Writing: Drama
  • Creative Writing: Film Scenario
  • Language and Gender
  • The History of the English Language
  • Composition Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application & Fee
  • Identification
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics.  
  • A Written Essay/Personal Statement - One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Official Test Scores - Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official Transcripts - Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English). 

Tuition Fee

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    46978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46978 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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