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Most Popular Schools for General Writing Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on writing for applied and liberal arts purposes. Includes instruction in writing and document design in multiple genres, modes, and media; writing technologies; research, evaluation, and use of information; editing and publishing; theories and processes of composing; rhetorical theories, traditions, and analysis; communication across audiences, contexts, and cultures; and practical applications for professional, technical, organizational, academic, and public settings.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Grand Valley State University 52 1% $22,432
2 University of Colorado Denver 49 1% $24,555
3 DePauw University 48 8% $53,290
4 The University of Texas at Austin 46 0% $26,156
5 Marquette University 37 1% $48,669
6 Temple University 28 0% $29,632
7 Georgia Southern University 28 1% $22,269
8 Austin Community College District 27 1% $3,690
9 Saint Edward's University 27 2% $47,500
10 Western Connecticut State University 26 2% $23,426
11 Metropolitan State University 24 1% $8,142
12 Champlain College 23 3% $46,850
13 Portland State University 23 0% $23,528
14 University of Akron Main Campus 20 0% $23,956
15 National Louis University 18 1% $17,265
16 University of Michigan-Flint 17 1% $23,026
17 Eastern Michigan University 17 0% $20,756
18 El Paso Community College 14 0% $3,120
19 Arizona State University-West 13 1% $23,117
20 Western Michigan University 12 0% $22,250
21 University of Redlands 12 1% $58,559
22 The University of Tampa 12 1% $39,375
23 Indiana University-East 11 2% $7,939
24 Washington University in St Louis 11 0% $61,808
25 Drury University 10 1% $34,719
26 Oakland University 10 0% $21,751
27 University of Iowa 10 0% $20,691
28 University of Central Arkansas 10 1% $18,596
29 Ferris State University 9 0% $21,878
30 Denison University 9 2% $56,520
31 Arizona State University-Tempe 9 0% $23,837
32 Berea College 9 3% $31,870
33 Drake University 8 1% $44,349
34 Lee University 8 1% $26,100
35 Calvin College 8 1% $41,195
36 Central Michigan University 7 0% $22,004
37 Nova Southeastern University 7 0% $43,580
38 Michigan Technological University 6 0% $26,375
39 La Sierra University 6 2% $41,490
40 University of Mount Union 6 1% $38,895
41 Geneva College 5 1% $36,520
42 Cardinal Stritch University 5 0% $39,369
43 Carroll College 5 2% $40,918
44 Lansing Community College 5 0% $3,880
45 San Diego State University 5 0% $25,068
46 Spring Hill College 5 2% $46,170
47 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 4 0% $21,680
48 Kean University 4 0% $26,624
49 Houghton College 4 1% $39,590
50 Illinois State University 4 0% $26,259
51 Mississippi College 4 0% $27,611
52 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German 4 1% $14,312
53 University of Missouri-St Louis 4 0% $24,322
54 University of Toledo 4 0% $24,109
55 SUNY College at Potsdam 4 0% $21,109
56 Ohio University-Main Campus 3 0% $24,396
57 Northern Kentucky University 3 0% $19,186
58 Point Loma Nazarene University 3 0% $44,593
59 Lipscomb University 3 0% $40,448
60 Wartburg College 3 1% $45,305
61 Saint Ambrose University 2 0% $40,146
62 North Central University 2 1% $30,248
63 Salt Lake Community College 2 0% $5,022
64 California State University-San Bernardino 2 0% $20,377
65 La Roche College 2 1% $38,434
66 Heidelberg University 2 1% $38,154
67 University of Evansville 2 0% $44,370
68 Salem State University 1 0% $22,084
69 University of North Dakota 1 0% $21,162
70 Briar Cliff University 1 0% $38,726
71 Eastern Illinois University 1 0% $25,138
72 Olivet College 1 0% $34,181
73 Malone University 1 0% $37,934
74 Bluffton University 1 0% $41,864
75 Houston Baptist University 1 0% $39,001
76 Augustana College 1 0% $47,137
77 Madonna University 1 0% $27,944
78 Limestone College 1 0% $36,416
79 Marlboro College 1 2% $51,590
80 Cornerstone University 1 0% $35,922

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Writing, General program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.