Comparative Literature

California grants the most degrees in Comparative Literature of all US states with 325 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Comparative Literature can expect about 66% percent of their classmates to be women and 34% percent of their classmates to be male. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature is $43,500.

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Gender

Total Students
1,022
Total Males
349
Total Females
673

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    702

  • Total Masters degree

    165

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    151

  • Total Associates degree

    4

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Top Colleges for Comparative Literature

If you’re interested in studying Comparative Literature, then you should think about attending Princeton University! This institution awards approximately 35 degrees in Comparative Literature annually.

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Careers for Comparative Literature Majors

The highest paying job for Comparative Literature majors is English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary. However, another thing to think about is how much demand there is for specific careers. A job that is in high need that a degree in Comparative Literature can prepare you for is English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Comparative Literature

  1. English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $66,590)

Most in Demand Careers for Comparative Literature

  1. English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
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