Linguistics & Comparative Literature at Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia is located in New York, New York and approximately 30,135 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,654 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2021, 25 of them were linguistics and comparative literature majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Linguistics & Comparative Literature section at the bottom of this page.
Columbia Linguistics & Comparative Literature Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative Literature
Columbia Linguistics & Comparative Literature Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks comparative literature programs across the country. The following shows how Columbia performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The comparative literature major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Linguistics & Comparative Literature. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
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Comparative Literature Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the comparative literature majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia Linguistics & Comparative Literature Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in comparative literature.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
- Germanic Languages
- Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages
- Middle Eastern Semitic Languages
- East Asian Languages
- Classical Languages & Literature
Careers That Comparative Literature Grads May Go Into
A degree in comparative literature can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|English Language and Literature Professors||7,700||$92,170|
|Interpreters and Translators||3,300||$68,940|
|Foreign Language and Literature Professors||3,130||$87,670|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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