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2021 Most Popular Online Literature Schools

3 Colleges
$23,970 Avg Salary
$29,434 Avg Student Debt

Literature is the #264 most popular major in the country with 841 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Most Popular Online Literature Schools ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 3 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for literature majors pursuing an online .


Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Our analysis found Grand Canyon University to be the most popular school for literature students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. Grand Canyon University is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Phoenix.

On average, literature graduates from Grand Canyon University take out $28,445 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $295.

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Excelsior College

Albany, NY

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Excelsior College. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online Literature Schools list. Located in the small city of Albany, Excelsior College is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Dakota Wesleyan University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Literature Schools list. Located in the town of Mitchell, Dakota Wesleyan University is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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One of 3 majors within the area of study, literature has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Literature

Related Major Annual Graduates
General English Literature 42,666
Writing Studies 14,629
English Literature (Other) 1,163

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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