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General English Literature at SUNY Old Westbury

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General English Literature at SUNY Old Westbury

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

SUNY Old Westbury is located in Old Westbury, New York and has a total student population of 5,007. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 53 students received a bachelor's degree in English from SUNY Old Westbury.

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.

SUNY Old Westbury General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

SUNY Old Westbury General English Literature Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The English major at SUNY Old Westbury 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 81
Best Value General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 98
Most Popular General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 162
Best General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 301
Best General English Literature Schools 306

Earnings of SUNY Old Westbury English Graduates

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Old Westbury is $32,037. This is 15% higher than $27,744, which is the national average for all English bachelor's degree recipients.


English Student Demographics at SUNY Old Westbury

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English majors at SUNY Old Westbury.

SUNY Old Westbury General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 53 English students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from SUNY Old Westbury, about 28% were men and 72% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% 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 SUNY Old Westbury with a bachelor's in English.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

SUNY Old Westbury 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 SUNY Old Westbury.

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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