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Linguistics & Comparative Literature at Purchase College

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Linguistics & Comparative Literature at Purchase College

What traits are you looking for in a comparative literature school? To help you decide if Purchase College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's comparative literature program.

Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and has a total student population of 3,685. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 4 students received a bachelor's degree in comparative literature from Purchase College.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Linguistics & Comparative Literature section at the bottom of this page.

Purchase College Linguistics & Comparative Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative Literature

Purchase College Linguistics & Comparative Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks comparative literature programs across the country. The following shows how Purchase College 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 comparative literature major at Purchase College is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Linguistics & Comparative 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 Linguistics & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 111
Most Popular Linguistics & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 223

Comparative Literature Student Demographics at Purchase College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the comparative literature majors at Purchase College.

Purchase College Linguistics & Comparative Literature Bachelor’s Program

25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 75% of comparative literature bachelor's degrees went to men and 25% went to women. The typical comparative literature bachelor's degree program is made up of only 29% men. So male students are more repesented at Purchase College since its program graduates 46% more men than average.


About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in comparative literature at Purchase College 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 Purchase College with a bachelor's in comparative literature.

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

Purchase College also has a doctoral program available in comparative literature. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Comparative Literature Grads May Go Into

A degree in comparative literature 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 Purchase 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
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 3,130 $87,670
Social Scientists 2,410 $84,940


*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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