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Schools Offering English Programs in Missouri

Around 0.6% of Missouri's graduates graduate from English degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,008 english professionals graduate from Missouri's 39 English schools each year.

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Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a English program. It is located in Saint Louis. 28 students graduated with a degree in English from Webster University in 2010. Tuition at Webster University was $21,748 per year.

Westminster College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a English program. It is located in Fulton. 10 students graduated with degree in English from Westminster College in 2010. Westminster College charged in-state students $19,760 in tuition fees per year.

Stephens College, which is located in Columbia, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a English program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with degree in English from Stephens College in 2010. Students at Stephens College paid $25,400 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Missouri's English schools ranges from $40,369 per year to $2,490 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,152 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. Kansas City Art Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $29,866 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Missouri English schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  2. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  3. Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year

An English degree from a Missouri school... what next?

In Missouri, the largest numbers of english professional work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 1,990 english professionals
  2. Franklin County - 1,200 english professionals
  3. Christian County - 120 english professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of english professionals is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,830 english professionals working in Missouri then. Of these 5,830 english professionals, the government predicts that 3,480 will be creative writers, 710 will be technical writers, and 1,640 will be literacy teachers.


On average, english professionals earn $50,067 per year. In 2010, however, some Missouri english professional earned as little as less than $21,620 per year or as much as more than $86,840 per year. On average english professional earn the most in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Bond County - $52,000 per year
  2. Franklin County - $50,810 per year
  3. Christian County - $43,250 per year

English professionals in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Doniphan County - $28,770 per year
  2. Adair County - $32,950 per year
  3. Audrain County - $36,500 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Technical Writer - $55,800 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $53,090 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $41,310 per year

On average, the lowest paid english professionals in Missouri were:

  1. Creative Writer - $53,090 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $41,310 per year

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The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in English in Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in English in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Missouri
  • Certificate in English in Missouri

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 1,420 $41,310 47.9%
Technical Writers 960 $55,800
Writers and Authors 950 $53,090 -50.8%

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