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Literature Schools in Virginia

36 students earned Literature degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Literature is the 191st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Literature Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 36

Gender Distribution

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

Literature Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 72.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.3%
  • Other Races: 11.1%
Literature Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Literature Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 6,990 people employed in jobs related to a literature degree, compared to 209,320 nationwide.

Literature Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Literature Jobs in Virginia

Literature grads earn an average of $68,600 in the state and $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 52% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate.

Literature Careers in VA

Some of the careers literature majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 14% $56,520
Editors 11% $65,050
Writers and Authors 10% $66,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
General English Literature 1,518
Writing Studies 646
Other English Literature 22

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