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Writing Studies Schools in New Jersey

116 students earned Writing degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Writing Studies is the 118th most popular major out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Writing Studies Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 77
Bachelor’s Degree 34
Associate’s Degree 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Writing Studies Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of writing majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.2%
  • White: 66.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Writing Studies Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Writing Studies Grads in New Jersey

11,100 people in the state and 443,420 in the nation are employed in jobs related to writing.

Writing Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Writing Studies Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a writing grad in the state is $81,160, compared to a typical salary of $75,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in New Jersey that offer writing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,483 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, FDU grads earn an average salary of $38,200. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at FDU.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,451 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,888.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,171 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,293.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,423 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%.

#5

Seton Hall University

South Orange
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $28,903.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,198 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,547.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,496 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $7,755. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#9

Centenary University

Hackettstown
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,900 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#9

Drew University

Madison
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,263 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Drew will pay a net price of $26,359. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%.

Writing Studies Careers in NJ

Some of the careers writing majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Professors 11% $62,670
English Language and Literature Professors 10% $74,320
Technical Writers 9% $80,230
Writers and Authors 5% $63,290
Editors -6% $69,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
General English Literature 1,112
Other English Literature 53
Literature 1

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