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Writing Studies Schools in Georgia

2,415 students earned Writing degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Writing Studies major is the 16th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Writing Studies Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2,148
Bachelor’s Degree 186
Master’s Degree 53
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 26
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 26
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a writing major is more popular with women than with men.

Writing Studies Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of writing majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 24.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 55.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Writing Studies Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Writing Studies Grads in Georgia

5,490 people in the state and 443,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to writing.

Writing Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Writing Studies Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a writing grad in the state is $63,260, compared to a typical salary of $75,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in Georgia that offer writing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,922 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,483 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,400 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,424.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,301 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,837 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,172.

#5

Emory University

Atlanta
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

In their early career, Emory grads earn an average salary of $57,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $24,593.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
14,086 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 81%. This private institution charges an average net price of $42,355. The student loan default rate of 5.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,219 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Graduates earn an average $20,000 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
208 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,931. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,905 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,800 a year. This public school has an average net price of $5,112. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,989 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

Writing Studies Careers in GA

Some of the careers writing majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 17% $65,730
Technical Writers 17% $74,130
Professors 15% $0
Writers and Authors 8% $56,420
Editors 1% $55,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
General English Literature 927

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