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General English Literature at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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General English Literature at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and approximately 32,277 students attend the school each year.

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.

Pitt General English Literature Degrees Available

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

Pitt General English Literature Rankings

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There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in English, making the school the #56 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

English Student Demographics at Pitt

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English majors at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Pitt General English Literature Master’s Program

63% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 16 students who graduated with a master’s in English from Pitt in 2021, 38% were men and 63% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 27% men graduate in English each year. Pitt does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 10% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 8
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
High School Teachers 50,460 $64,830
English Language and Literature Professors 3,860 $75,970


*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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