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Associate’s Degrees in Literature

23 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an associate's degree in literature. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 35% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Literature Majors

In 2018-2019, 23 associate's degrees were awarded to literature majors. This earns it the #231 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in literature at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 574
Master’s Degree 159
Basic Certificate 53
Associate’s Degree 23
Doctor’s Degree 23
Graduate Certificate 9

Earnings of Literature Majors With Associate’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for literature majors who have their associate's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in literature. About 87.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 3
Women 20
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Literature

The racial-ethnic distribution of literature associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Literature Associate's Degree Students

There are 22 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in literature. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas
11 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for literature students seekingan associate's degree is Tyler Junior College. Roughly 12,300 attend the school each year. The literature program at Tyler Junior College awarded 11 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 91% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

SUNY Westchester Community College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in literature. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their associate's degree in literature from SUNY Westchester Community College. Of these students, 100% were women and 75% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Middlesex Community College

Middletown, Connecticut
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for literature majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Middlesex Community College. Each year, around 2,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their associate's degree in literature from MxCC. About 67% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Manchester Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in literature. Each year, around 5,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 associate's degrees were handed out to literature majors at MCC.

#5

Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Oklahoma City Community College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in literature. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 associate's degrees were handed out to literature majors at OCCC.

#5

Housatonic Community College

Bridgeport, Connecticut
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for literature majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Housatonic Community College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 associate's degrees were handed out to literature majors at Housatonic Community College. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Gateway Community College

New Haven, Connecticut
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Gateway Community College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in literature. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 associate's degrees were handed out to literature majors at Gateway Community College.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to literature that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General English Literature 2,780
Writing Studies 309
Other English Literature 228

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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