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Writing Studies Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 475 students earned their Writing degrees in MI.

As a degree choice, Writing Studies is the 76th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Writing Studies Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 355
Master’s Degree 73
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 22
Associate’s Degree 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Writing Studies Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 77.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Writing Studies Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Writing Studies Grads in Michigan

6,240 people in the state and 443,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to writing.

Writing Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Writing Studies Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a writing grad in the state is $60,850, compared to a typical salary of $75,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Michigan that offer writing degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,010.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.73 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. A typical student attending WMU will pay a net price of $19,119.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#6

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,309 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at Oakland. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
8,515 Total Students

The 8.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $32,500 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
7,595 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,690.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,250 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate.

#10

Calvin University

Grand Rapids
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,732 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

#10

Aquinas College Michigan

Grand Rapids
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
1,758 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,532 Total Students

In their early career, UM Flint grads earn an average salary of $32,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at UM Flint.

Writing Studies Careers in MI

Some of the careers writing majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 10% $73,650
Professors 9% $0
Technical Writers 9% $66,510
Writers and Authors 8% $54,580
Editors -4% $52,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
General English Literature 913
Literature 17
Other English Literature 8

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