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Literature Schools in Michigan

17 Literature students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Literature major is the 244th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Literature Majors in Michigan

Literature majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 15
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, a literature major is more popular with women than with men.

Literature Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of literature majors in Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 88.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Literature Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Literature Grads in Michigan

There are 4,790 people in the state and 209,320 people in the nation working in literature jobs.

Literature Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Literature Jobs in Michigan

Literature grads earn an average of $60,850 in the state and $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Michigan that offer literature degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


Calvin University

Grand Rapids
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,732 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,532 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. In their early career, UM Flint grads earn an average salary of $32,500. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending Eastern Michigan will pay a net price of $15,394. In their early career, Eastern Michigan grads earn an average salary of $32,000.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
1,991 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 93% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students get financical aid.


Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.75 years.

Literature Careers in MI

Some of the careers literature majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 10% $73,650
Writers and Authors 8% $54,580
Editors -4% $52,740

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to literature.

Major Annual Graduates in MI
General English Literature 913
Writing Studies 475
Other English Literature 8

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