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General English Literature at Skidmore College

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General English Literature at Skidmore College

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 Skidmore College stacks up to those at other schools.

Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and has a total student population of 2,582. In 2021, 46 English majors received their bachelor's degree from Skidmore.

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.

Skidmore General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

Skidmore General English Literature Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the English progam at Skidmore 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 Skidmore 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 General English Literature Schools 13
Most Popular General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 190
Most Popular General English Literature Schools 253
Best General English Literature Schools 447
Best Value General English Literature Schools 539

Earnings of Skidmore English Graduates

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Skidmore is $18,677. This is less than $27,744, which is the national average of all English majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


English Student Demographics at Skidmore

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

Skidmore General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 46 English students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Skidmore, about 33% were men and 67% were women. The typical English bachelor's degree program is made up of only 27% men. So male students are more repesented at Skidmore since its program graduates 5% more men than average.


About 65% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in English at Skidmore 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 Skidmore College with a bachelor's in English.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 30
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Skidmore 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 NY, the home state for Skidmore College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
English Language and Literature Professors 7,700 $92,170


*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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