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Literature Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 15 students earned their Literature degrees in NC.

As a degree choice, Literature is the 237th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Literature Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

Literature Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of literature majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 40.0%
  • White: 40.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Literature Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Literature Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 5,760 people employed in jobs related to a literature degree, compared to 209,320 nationwide.

Literature Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Literature Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, literature grads earn an average of $67,250. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Duke University

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,686 Total Students

66% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.60%. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Literature Careers in NC

Some of the careers literature majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Writers and Authors 12% $57,510
English Language and Literature Professors 9% $58,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
General English Literature 1,269
Writing Studies 251
Other English Literature 6

View all majors related to Literature

View Nationwide Literature Report


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