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General English Literature at University of California - Santa Barbara

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General English Literature at University of California - Santa Barbara

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

UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 25,057. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 148 students received a bachelor's degree in English from UCSB.

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.

UCSB General English Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English
  • Master’s Degree in English
  • Doctorate Degree in English

UCSB General English Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks English programs across the country. The following shows how UCSB 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

UCSB ranked #66 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for English majors. This puts the program in the top 15% of the nation. It is also ranked as the #7 school in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for General English Literature 26
Best Colleges for General English Literature 66
Best General English Literature Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 111
Best General English Literature Colleges for Veterans 147
Best Value Colleges for General English Literature 235
Highest Paid General English Literature Graduates 293

In 2019, 3 students received their master’s degree in English from UCSB. This makes it the #313 most popular school for English master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in English, making the school the #76 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of UCSB English Graduates

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $25,400. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $26,850 for all English students.

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English Student Demographics at UCSB

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.

UCSB General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 148 students earned a bachelor's degree in English from UCSB. About 70% of these graduates were women and the other 30% were men. The typical English bachelor's degree program is made up of only 28% men. So male students are more repesented at UCSB since its program graduates 2% more men than average.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of General English Literature Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in English.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General English Literature Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 18
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 47
White 62
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 16

UCSB General English Literature Master’s Program

67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 3 English students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from UCSB, about 33% were men and 67% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of General English Literature Master's Degree Grads

In the English master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 12% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Santa Barbara with a master's in English.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General English Literature Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UCSB also has a doctoral program available in English. In 2019, 6 students 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
High School Teachers 112,960 $80,510
English Language and Literature Professors 6,470 $114,110

References

*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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