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Linguistics & Comparative Literature at Brooklyn College

If you are interested in studying linguistics and comparative literature, you may want to check out the program at Brooklyn College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Brooklyn College is located in Brooklyn, New York and has a total student population of 17,735. In 2021, 13 comparative literature majors received their bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College.

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.

Brooklyn College Linguistics & Comparative Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative Literature

Brooklyn College Linguistics & Comparative Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks comparative literature programs across the country. The following shows how Brooklyn College performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The comparative literature major at Brooklyn College 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Linguistics & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 162

Comparative Literature Student Demographics at Brooklyn College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the comparative literature majors at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Linguistics & Comparative Literature Bachelor’s Program

54% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 13 comparative literature students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Brooklyn College, about 46% were men and 54% were women. The typical comparative literature bachelor's degree program is made up of only 29% men. So male students are more repesented at Brooklyn College since its program graduates 17% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 29% more racial-ethnic minorities in its comparative literature bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in comparative literature.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Brooklyn College also has a doctoral program available in comparative literature. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 Brooklyn College.

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
Social Scientists 2,410 $84,940


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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