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General English Literature at Hunter College

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General English Literature at Hunter College

Every general English literature school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the English program at Hunter College stacks up to those at other schools.

Hunter is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 24,052. Of the 3,597 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College in 2021, 232 of them were general English literature majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General English Literature section at the bottom of this page.

Hunter General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

Hunter General English Literature Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the English progam at Hunter compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The English major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General English 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 Popular General English Literature Schools 11
Most Focused General English Literature Schools 102

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in English from Hunter. This is the #370 most popular school for English master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do English Graduates from Hunter Make?

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $30,382. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $27,744 for all English bachelor's degree recipients.


English Student Demographics at Hunter

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

Hunter General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 232 English majors earned their bachelor's degree from Hunter. Of these graduates, 22% were men and 78% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 41% more racial-ethnic minorities in its English bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 34
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 112
White 48
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Hunter also has a doctoral program available in English. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That English Grads May Go Into

A degree in English 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 Hunter 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


*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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