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Writing Studies Schools in Massachusetts

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

A Writing Studies major is the 81st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Writing Studies Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 227
Master’s Degree 189
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6

Gender Distribution

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

Writing Studies Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 71.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Writing Studies Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Writing Studies Grads in Massachusetts

9,850 people in the state and 443,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to writing.

Writing Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Writing Studies Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a writing grad in the state is $80,450, compared to a typical salary of $75,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Massachusetts that offer writing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Emerson College

Boston
170 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
4,573 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $43,668. The full-time teacher rate is 45%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#2

Lesley University

Cambridge
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,593 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 79% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $41,200 after graduation.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
6,082 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,900 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $54,400 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. This private school has an average net price of $30,729.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
8,338 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year.

#8

Hampshire College

Amherst
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,191 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $20,700 after graduation.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,800 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. 68% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,647. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Writing Studies Careers in MA

Some of the careers writing majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 14% $72,120
Technical Writers 7% $84,340
Writers and Authors 6% $64,380
Editors -5% $71,730

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
General English Literature 1,713
Other English Literature 39
Literature 14

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