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General English Literature at Marymount University

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General English Literature at Marymount University

If you are interested in studying general English literature, you may want to check out the program at Marymount University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Marymount is located in Arlington, Virginia and has a total student population of 3,363. Of the 551 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Marymount University in 2019, 7 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.

Marymount General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English
  • Master’s Degree in English

Marymount General English Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks English programs across the country. The following shows how Marymount performed in these rankings.

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 Marymount 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 Graduate Certificate Schools 15
Most Focused General English Literature Graduate Certificate Schools 15
Most Focused General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools 27
Most Popular General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools 176
Most Focused General English Literature Schools 595
Most Popular General English Literature Schools 673
Most Popular General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 798

In 2019, 7 students received their master’s degree in English from Marymount. This makes it the #176 most popular school for English master’s degree candidates in the country.

English Student Demographics at Marymount

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

Marymount General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

43% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The English program at Marymount awarded 7 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 57% of these degrees went to men with the other 43% going to women. The typical English bachelor's degree program is made up of only 29% men. So male students are more repesented at Marymount since its program graduates 28% more men than average.

Marymount Gender Breakdown of General English Literature Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in English at Marymount are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 Marymount University with a bachelor's in English.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General English Literature Majors at Marymount University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Marymount General English Literature Master’s Program

71% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 students graduated with a master's degree in English from Marymount. About 29% were men and 71% were women.

Marymount Gender Breakdown of General English Literature Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a English master's degree from Marymount, 57% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the English master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 43% of degree recipients. That is 11% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Marymount University with a master's in English.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General English Literature Majors at Marymount University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Marymount also has a doctoral program available in English. In 2019, 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 VA, the home state for Marymount University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
High School Teachers 26,830 $68,770
English Language and Literature Professors 2,320 $61,690

References

*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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