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Graduate Certificates in Literature

9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
There are 8 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in literature. Approximately 78% of recent graduates in this major were women, and no racial-ethnic minorities were represented in this group.

Education Levels of Literature Majors

In 2018-2019, 9 graduate certificates were awarded to literature majors. This makes it the 216th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

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 Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for literature majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in literature. About 77.8% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2
Women 7
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Literature

The racial-ethnic distribution of literature graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Literature Graduate Certificate Students

There are 8 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in literature. Learn more about the most popular 8 below:

#1

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Stony Brook University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for literature majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

The literature program at Stony Brook University awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#2

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Indiana University - Bloomington comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in literature. Each year, around 43,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

The literature program at Indiana University - Bloomington awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#2

Hamline University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for literature majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Hamline University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,734 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,596 per year.

The literature program at Hamline University awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#2

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Youngstown State University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in literature. Each year, around 12,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,705 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,058 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to literature majors at Youngstown State University.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to literature that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Writing Studies 240
General English Literature 35
Other English Literature 24

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.

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