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General English Literature at CUNY Hunter College

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General English Literature at CUNY Hunter College

General English Literature is one of the majors in the english language & literature program at CUNY Hunter College.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Hunter ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in English.

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General English Literature Degrees Available at Hunter

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

Hunter English Rankings

The bachelor's program at Hunter was ranked #174 on College Factual's Best Schools for English list. It is also ranked #23 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for General English Literature 2
Best Value Colleges for General English Literature 7
Most Focused Colleges for General English Literature 14
Best General English Literature Colleges for Veterans 45
Best Colleges for General English Literature 174

Popularity of English at Hunter

During the 2017-2018 academic year, CUNY Hunter College handed out 273 bachelor's degrees in general English literature. Due to this, the school was ranked #2 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 7% over the previous year when 293 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do English Graduates from Hunter Make?

Salary of English Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of English students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $26,100. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $26,850 for all English students.


How Much Student Debt Do English Graduates from Hunter Have?

Student Debt of English Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Hunter, English students borrow a median amount of $13,210 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all English bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,250.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the English program at Hunter is $137 per month.

English Student Diversity at Hunter

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the English majors at CUNY Hunter College.

Hunter General English Literature Bachelor’s Program

Of the 273 English students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from Hunter, about 23% were men and 77% were women.

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

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a bachelor's in English.

Ethnic Diversity of General English Literature Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 38
Black or African American 32
Hispanic or Latino 93
White 91
Non-Resident Aliens 12
Other Races 7

Areas of Concentration for English

General English Literature students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
English 273

Related Major Annual Graduates
Writing Studies 11
Literature 10

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