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Writing Studies Schools in New York

1,009 Writing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Writing Studies is the 80th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Writing Studies Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 492
Bachelor’s Degree 433
Associate’s Degree 64
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Writing Studies Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.1%
  • White: 59.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Writing Studies Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Writing Studies Grads in New York

There are 43,150 people in the state and 443,420 people in the nation working in writing jobs.

Writing Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Writing Studies Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a writing grad in the state is $86,380, compared to a typical salary of $75,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 56 colleges in New York that offer writing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

154 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,077 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,637. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

#2

The New School

New York
104 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
10,544 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,812. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.30%.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,397. 51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
1,709 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. 38% of the teachers are full time.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
17,768 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,958. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,803 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $45,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. An average student at Syracuse will pay a net price of $34,472.

#7

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
18,161 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,000. It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

#8

Ithaca College

Ithaca
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
6,517 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

SUNY Oswego

Oswego
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
7,986 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,494 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,563. The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

Writing Studies Careers in NY

Some of the careers writing majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
English Language and Literature Professors 18% $79,160
Professors 17% $88,970
Writers and Authors 12% $73,480
Technical Writers 11% $72,360
Editors 1% $70,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
General English Literature 3,474
Literature 386
Other English Literature 205

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