Rhetoric and Composition Colleges and Programs

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This educational program focuses on the humanistic and scientific study of rhetoric, literacy, composition, and language/linguistic theories and their practical and pedagogical applications. This program typically includes in depth instruction in historical and contemporary rhetoric/composition theories; analysis of literacy practices in cultural and cross-cultural contexts; composition and criticism of visual, written, and mixed-media texts; and writing program administration.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Rhetoric and Composition.

Albany State University

504 College Dr., Albany, GA 31705

Phone Number:(229) 430-4600
Website:www.asurams.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,832 (4,242 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, KS 66749

Phone Number:620E12
Website:www.allencc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,126 (5,126 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1

Amarillo College

2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, TX 79109

Phone Number:(806) 371-5000
Website:www.actx.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:14,016 (14,016 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:39 to 1

Angelina College

3500 South First, Lufkin, TX 75902-1768

Phone Number:(936) 639-1301
Website:www.angelina.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,862 (6,862 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Augustana College

639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Phone Number:(309) 794-7000
Website:www.augustana.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,585 (2,585 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Phone Number:(512) 223-7000
Website:www.austincc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:64,276 (64,276 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:36 to 1

Ball State University

2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306

Phone Number:(765) 289-1241
Website:www.bsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:23,938 (18,786 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Bates College

2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, ME 4240

Phone Number:(207) 786-6000
Website:www.bates.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,904 (1,904 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Beloit College

700 College St, Beloit, WI 53511-5595

Phone Number:(608) 363-2000
Website:www.beloit.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,449 (1,449 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Black Hills State University

1200 University St, Spearfish, SD 57799-9500

Phone Number:(605) 642-6011
Website:www.bhsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,914 (4,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Phone Number:(570) 389-4000
Website:www.bloomu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,576 (9,216 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1
Admissions:www.bloomu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.bloomu.edu/aid
Online Application:www.bloomu.edu/rd/apply.htm

Bob Jones University

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, SC 29614-0001

Phone Number:(864) 242-5100
Website:www.bju.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,664 (3,750 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.bju.edu/become-a-student/
Financial Aid:www.bju.edu/become-a-student/financial/
Online Application:www.bju.edu/become-a-student/apply/

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, OH 43403

Phone Number:(419) 372-2531
Website:www.bgsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,654 (16,359 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Phone Number:(805) 756-1111
Website:www.calpoly.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,553 (19,295 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

California State University-Chico

First and Normal Sts, Chico, CA 95929-0150

Phone Number:(530) 898-6116
Website:www.csuchico.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,363 (16,715 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.csuchico.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.csuchico.edu/fa/
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/undergrad_apply.asp

California State University-East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, CA 94542

Phone Number:(510) 885-3000
Website:www.csueastbay.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:17,564 (13,225 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Admissions:www20.csueastbay.edu/prospective/
Financial Aid:www20.csueastbay.edu/prospective/cost-and-finan…
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/

California State University-Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93740

Phone Number:(559) 278-4240
Website:www.csufresno.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,972 (21,165 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

California State University-Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599

Phone Number:(657) 278-2011
Website:www.fullerton.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:44,958 (38,236 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1
Admissions:www.fullerton.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.fullerton.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/

California State University-Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0115

Phone Number:(562) 985-4111
Website:www.csulb.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:40,707 (33,274 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.csulb.edu/student-info/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/financial_aid/ty…
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/

California State University-Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032

Phone Number:(323) 343-3000
Website:www.calstatela.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,645 (19,958 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1

DePaul University

55 E Jackson, Chicago, IL 60604

Phone Number:(312) 362-8000
Website:www.depaul.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:28,967 (18,708 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Eastern Oklahoma State College

1301 W Main St, Wilburton, OK 74578-4999

Phone Number:(918) 465-2361
Website:www.eosc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,687 (2,687 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.eosc.edu
Financial Aid:www.eosc.edu
Online Application:www.eosc.edu

Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

Phone Number:(478) 445-2770
Website:WWW.GCSU.EDU
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,616 (6,113 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.gcsu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.gcsu.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.gcsu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/applicati…

Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299

Phone Number:(707) 826-3011
Website:www.humboldt.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,671 (7,734 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Ithaca College

953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-7002

Phone Number:(607) 274-3011
Website:www.ithaca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,933 (6,328 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.ithaca.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.ithaca.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.ithaca.edu/admission/apply.php

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-0730

Phone Number:(610) 683-4000
Website:www.kutztown.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,731 (10,172 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372

Phone Number:(718) 488-1000
Website:www.liu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,491 (4,634 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Admissions.aspx
Financial Aid:www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Financial-Services.aspx
Online Application:www.liu.edu/Brooklyn/Admissions/Apply.aspx

Miami University-Oxford

501 East High St, Oxford, OH 45056

Phone Number:(513) 529-1809
Website:www.miami.muohio.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,226 (15,618 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701-2979

Phone Number:(740) 593-1000
Website:www.ohio.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,837 (19,288 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ohio.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ohio.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/ohiou/menu.html

Pace University-New York

1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038-1598

Phone Number:(212) 346-1200
Website:www.pace.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,377 (9,468 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=764
Financial Aid:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=768
Online Application:appserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=22311

Saint Johns University

31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, MN 56321

Phone Number:(320) 363-2011
Website:www.csbsju.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,185 (1,985 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.csbsju.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.csbsju.edu/admission/finaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/csbsju/menu.html

Southern Utah University

351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720

Phone Number:(435) 586-7700
Website:www.suu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,434 (10,816 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:39 to 1
Admissions:www.suu.edu/prostu/
Financial Aid:www.suu.edu/ss/financial/
Online Application:www.suu.edu/prostu/apply.html

Troy University

University Avenue, Troy, AL 36082-0001

Phone Number:(334) 670-3100
Website:www.troy.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:37,898 (26,996 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383

Phone Number:(610) 436-1000
Website:www.wcupa.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:16,765 (13,156 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.wcupa.edu/_admissions/sch_adm/
Financial Aid:www.wcupa.edu/_SERVICES/FIN_AID/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/pawest/menu.html

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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904

Phone Number:(814) 269-7000
Website:www.upj.pitt.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,196 (3,196 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.upj.pitt.edu/286/
Financial Aid:www.upj.pitt.edu/295/
Online Application:app.applyyourself.com/?id=up-upj

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone Number:(412) 624-4141
Website:www.pitt.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:33,373 (21,693 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.oafa.pitt.edu
Financial Aid:www.oafa.pitt.edu/fahome.aspx
Online Application:www.oafa.pitt.edu/applying.aspx

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