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General English Literature at Rowan University

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General English Literature at Rowan 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 Rowan University stacks up to those at other schools.

Rowan is located in Glassboro, New Jersey and has a total student population of 19,678. In 2021, 53 English majors received their bachelor's degree from Rowan.

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.

Rowan General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

Rowan General English Literature Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the English progam at Rowan 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 Rowan 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 Value General English Literature Schools 58
Best General English Literature Schools 59

Earnings of Rowan English Graduates

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rowan is $37,996. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 37% higher than the national average of $27,744 for all English bachelor's degree recipients.


English Student Demographics at Rowan

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

Rowan General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 53 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Rowan. About 40% were men and 60% were women. The typical English bachelor's degree program is made up of only 27% men. So male students are more repesented at Rowan since its program graduates 12% more men than average.


About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in English at Rowan 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 Rowan University with a bachelor's in English.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 44
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Rowan 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 Rowan 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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