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General English Literature at University of Holy Cross

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General English Literature at University of Holy Cross

What traits are you looking for in a English school? To help you decide if University of Holy Cross is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's English program.

UHC is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and approximately 1,246 students attend the school each year. Of the 104 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Holy Cross in 2019, 6 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.

UHC General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

UHC General English Literature Rankings

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

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 UHC 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 Focused Colleges for General English Literature 59
Most Popular Colleges for General English Literature 1,001

English Student Demographics at UHC

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

UHC General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 6 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General English Literature from UHC in 2018-2019, 33% were men and 67% were women. The typical English bachelor's degree program is made up of only 28% men. So male students are more repesented at UHC since its program graduates 6% more men than average.

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

About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in English at UHC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General English Literature Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 LA, the home state for University of Holy Cross.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
High School Teachers 13,930 $51,810


*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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