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Literature Schools in Missouri

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

In this state, Literature is the 254th most popular major out of a total 293 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Literature Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Literature Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 85.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Literature Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Literature Grads in Missouri

There are 2,780 people in the state and 209,320 people in the nation working in literature jobs.

Literature Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Literature Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a literature grad in the state is $57,420, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Missouri that offer literature degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,392 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. An average student at Lindenwood University will pay a net price of $18,264. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution.


Fontbonne University

Saint Louis
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,199 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.30%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate.

Literature Careers in MO

Some of the careers literature majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 18% $63,160
Writers and Authors 8% $55,250
Editors -4% $47,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
General English Literature 609
Writing Studies 275
Other English Literature 15

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