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General English Literature at Kean University

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General English Literature at Kean University

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 Kean University stacks up to those at other schools.

Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and has a total student population of 14,064. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 78 students received a bachelor's degree in English from Kean.

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.

Kean General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

Kean General English Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks English programs across the country. The following shows how Kean 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 English major at Kean 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
Best General English Literature Schools 144
Most Focused General English Literature Schools 245

Earnings of Kean English Graduates

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $35,690. This is 29% higher than $27,744, which is the national average for all English bachelor's degree recipients.


English Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 78 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Kean. About 17% were men and 83% were women.


About 51% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in English at Kean are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% 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 Kean University with a bachelor's in English.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 40
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Kean 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 NJ, the home state for Kean University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
English Language and Literature Professors 2,420 $86,360


*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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