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Writing Studies Schools in Maine

93 Writing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Writing Studies is the 42nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Writing Studies Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 49
Master’s Degree 42
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Writing Studies Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 78.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Writing Studies Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Writing Studies Grads in Maine

1,350 people in the state and 443,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to writing.

Writing Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Writing Studies Jobs in Maine

A typical salary for a writing grad in the state is $61,090, compared to a typical salary of $75,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Maine that offer writing degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,180. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years.


Bates College

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 87%. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,477.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,040 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. 69% of the teachers are full time.


Colby College

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,553.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. A typical student attending UMaine will pay a net price of $16,388. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,800 a year.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,106 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,900 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,405. 100% of students get financical aid.

Writing Studies Careers in ME

Some of the careers writing majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Professors 0% $56,490
English Language and Literature Professors 0% $61,240
Technical Writers 0% $61,490
Writers and Authors 0% $51,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
General English Literature 182

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