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Literature at University of California - Los Angeles

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Literature at University of California - Los Angeles

If you are interested in studying literature, you may want to check out the program at University of California - Los Angeles. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UCLA is located in Los Angeles, California and approximately 44,371 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 students received a bachelor's degree in literature from UCLA.

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

UCLA Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Literature

UCLA Literature Rankings

The literature major at UCLA is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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.

Literature Student Demographics at UCLA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the literature majors at University of California - Los Angeles.

UCLA Literature Bachelor’s Program

64% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 25 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Literature from UCLA in 2018-2019, 36% were men and 64% were women. The typical literature bachelor's degree program is made up of only 26% men. So male students are more repesented at UCLA since its program graduates 10% more men than average.

UCLA Gender Breakdown of Literature Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% more racial-ethnic minorities in its literature bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Los Angeles with a bachelor's in literature.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Literature Majors at University of California - Los Angeles
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UCLA also has a doctoral program available in literature. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Literature Grads May Go Into

A degree in 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Los Angeles.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Editors 11,060 $78,150
Writers and Authors 7,910 $96,910
English Language and Literature Professors 6,470 $114,110


*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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