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Literature at Grand Canyon University

If you plan to study literature, take a look at what Grand Canyon University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Grand Canyon University is located in Phoenix, Arizona and approximately 96,211 students attend the school each year. Of the 11,319 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University in 2019, 19 of them were literature majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Literature section at the bottom of this page.

Grand Canyon University Literature Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Literature

Online Classes Are Available at Grand Canyon University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Grand Canyon University offers distance education options for literature at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Grand Canyon University Literature Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks literature programs across the country. The following shows how Grand Canyon University performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The literature major at Grand Canyon University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Literature Schools 11
Most Focused Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools 39
Most Focused Literature Schools 53

How Much Do Literature Graduates from Grand Canyon University Make?

The median salary of literature students who receive their bachelor's degree at Grand Canyon University is $30,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 9% higher than the national average of $27,500 for all literature bachelor's degree recipients.


Literature Student Demographics at Grand Canyon University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the literature majors at Grand Canyon University.

Grand Canyon University Literature Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 19 literature students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Grand Canyon University, about 21% were men and 79% were women.

Grand Canyon University Gender Breakdown of Literature Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 68% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in literature at Grand Canyon University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Grand Canyon University with a bachelor's in literature.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Literature Majors at Grand Canyon University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 13
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Grand Canyon University also has a doctoral program available in literature. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Literature Grads May Go Into

A degree in literature can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for AZ, the home state for Grand Canyon University.

Occupation Jobs in AZ Average Salary in AZ
Editors 1,020 $57,180
English Language and Literature Professors 900 $76,610
Writers and Authors 360 $55,410


*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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