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English Language & Literature at Vassar College

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Vassar English Language & Literature Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for English language and literature majors, Vassar came in at #33. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #7 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 37
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 94
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 320
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for English Language & Literature 679

Popularity of English Language & Literature at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 37 bachelor's degrees in English language and literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #413 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 12% over the previous year when 33 degrees were handed out.

Vassar English Language & Literature Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English language and literature majors at Vassar College.

Vassar English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Program

Of the 37 students who earned a bachelor's degree in English Language & Literature from Vassar in 2019-2020, 43% were men and 57% were women.


The majority of the students with this major are white. About 70% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in English language and literature.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

English Language & Literature Majors

English Language and Literature students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 37

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 79
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 41
Philosophy & Religious Studies 16
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1

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