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Writing Studies at Purchase College

If you plan to study writing studies, take a look at what Purchase College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and has a total student population of 3,685. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 21 students received a bachelor's degree in writing from Purchase College.

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

Purchase College Writing Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Writing

Purchase College Writing Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the writing progam at Purchase College 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 writing major at Purchase College is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Writing Studies. 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 Writing Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 80
Best Value Writing Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 96
Most Popular Writing Studies Schools 144
Best Writing Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 168

How Much Do Writing Graduates from Purchase College Make?

The median salary of writing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purchase College is $21,344. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,021 for all writing students.


Writing Student Demographics at Purchase College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the writing majors at Purchase College.

Purchase College Writing Studies Bachelor’s Program

76% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 21 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in writing from Purchase College in 2021, 24% were men and 76% were women.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in writing at Purchase College are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its writing bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Purchase College with a bachelor's in writing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Purchase College also has a doctoral program available in writing. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Writing Grads May Go Into

A degree in writing 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 Purchase College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Editors 19,140 $83,070
English Language and Literature Professors 7,700 $92,170
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380
Professors 6,440 $112,000
Technical Writers 2,460 $76,380


*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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