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General English Literature at Vassar College

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General English Literature at Vassar College

The General English Literature major is part of the english language & literature program at Vassar College.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how Vassar ranks among other schools offering degrees in English.

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General English Literature Degrees Available at Vassar

Vassar English Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for English majors, Vassar came in at #32. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #5 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 32
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General English Literature 55
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General English Literature 262
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General English Literature 649

Popularity of English at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 37 bachelor's degrees in general English literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #318 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.

How Much Do English Graduates from Vassar Make?

Salary of English Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

English majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Vassar go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $32,200 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $26,850 for all English bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do English Graduates from Vassar Have?

Student Debt of English Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Vassar, English students borrow a median amount of $15,500 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all English bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,250.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the English program at Vassar is $161 per month.

English Student Diversity at Vassar

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

Vassar General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

The English program at Vassar awarded 37 bachelor's degrees in 2019-2020. About 43% of these degrees went to men with the other 57% going to women.

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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.

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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

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