Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Linguistics & Comparative Literature at The City College of New York

Find Schools Near

Linguistics & Comparative Literature at The City College of New York

If you plan to study linguistics and comparative literature, take a look at what The City College of New York has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

CCNY is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 15,227.

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.

CCNY Linguistics & Comparative Literature Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Comparative Literature

CCNY Linguistics & Comparative Literature 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.

In 2021, 11 students received their master’s degree in comparative literature from CCNY. This makes it the #36 most popular school for comparative literature master’s degree candidates in the country.

Comparative Literature Student Demographics at CCNY

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the comparative literature majors at The City College of New York.

CCNY Linguistics & Comparative Literature Master’s Program

36% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 11 comparative literature majors earned their master's degree from CCNY. Of these graduates, 64% were men and 36% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 29% men graduate in comparative literature each year. CCNY does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 35% more men than average.


In the comparative literature master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 55% of degree recipients. That is 14% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The City College of New York with a master's in comparative literature.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

CCNY 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 The City College 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
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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.