Literature at George Mason UniversityGeorge Mason University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.
GMU is located in Fairfax, Virginia and has a total student population of 37,863.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Literature section at the bottom of this page.
GMU Literature Degrees Available
- Master’s Degree in Literature
GMU Literature Rankings
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Literature Student Demographics at GMU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the literature majors at George Mason University.
GMU Literature Master’s Program
Of the students who received a literature master's degree from GMU, 72% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Mason University with a master's in literature.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Careers That Literature Grads May Go Into
A degree in 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 VA, the home state for George Mason University.
|Occupation||Jobs in VA||Average Salary in VA|
|English Language and Literature Professors||2,320||$61,690|
|Writers and Authors||1,220||$68,600|
*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 Lucien Dalarun under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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