General English Literature at Vassar College
Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and approximately 2,435 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 40 English majors received their bachelor's degree from Vassar.
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.
Vassar General English Literature Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in English
Vassar General English Literature Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the English progam at Vassar 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 Vassar 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.
|Best General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools||11|
|Most Focused General English Literature Schools||32|
|Most Popular General English Literature Schools||297|
Earnings of Vassar English Graduates
The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Vassar is $39,175. This is 41% higher than $27,744, which is the national average for all English bachelor's degree recipients.
English Student Demographics at Vassar
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English majors at Vassar College.
Vassar General English Literature Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in English.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
Vassar 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 Vassar College.
|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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