General English Literature at Syracuse University
Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and has a total student population of 21,322. Of the 4,193 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in 2021, 40 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.
Syracuse General English Literature Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in English
- Master’s Degree in English
Syracuse General English Literature Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the English progam at Syracuse 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 Syracuse 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.
|Most Popular General English Literature Graduate Certificate Schools||16|
|Best General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools||128|
|Best Value General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools||271|
Earnings of Syracuse English Graduates
The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $26,931. 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 Syracuse
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English majors at Syracuse University.
Syracuse General English Literature Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 21% 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 Syracuse University with a bachelor's in English.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||7|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
Syracuse General English Literature Master’s Program
Of the students who received a English master's degree from Syracuse, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a master's in English.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Syracuse 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 Syracuse University.
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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