Basic Certificates in Literature
Education Levels of Literature Majors
In 2018-2019, 53 basic certificates were awarded to literature majors. This earns it the #197 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in literature at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Literature Majors With Basic Certificates
More women than men pursue their basic certificate in literature. About 94.3% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of literature basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Most Popular Literature Programs for Basic Certificates
There are 12 colleges that offer a basic certificate in literature. Learn more about the most popular 12 below:
The most popular school in the United States for literature students seekinga basic certificate is University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.
The literature program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus awarded 48 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.
University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in literature. Roughly 1,400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their basic certificate in literature from Pitt Greensburg. Of these students, 80% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to literature that offer basic certificates.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|General English Literature||229|
|Other English Literature||152|
*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.
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