Writing in Alaska

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Alaska


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Alaska graduates receive degrees in writing. That means an estimated 15 writers graduate from Alaska's 2 writing schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska with a writing program is University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated 14 students from its writing program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,358 per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska with a writing program is University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. In 2010, University of Alaska Anchorage graduated 1 students from its writing program. University of Alaska Anchorage charged in-state students $5,186 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Writing schools in Alaska, charge students an average tuition of $5,272 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,358 per year, or as little as $5,186 per year. The Alaska writing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year
  2. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

The writing schools in Alaska that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

A writing degree from an Alaska school... what next?

Most people who graduate from writing school in Alaska go on to work as a writer. 100 writers were working in Alaska in 2010. The Alaska counties with the largest populations of writers are:

  1. Anchorage County - 50 writers
  2. Aleutians East County - 40 writers

Salary

On average, a writer earns a salary of $66,550 per year in Alaska state. In 2010, however, some Alaska writers earned as little as less than $47,800 per year or as much as more than $100,530 per year. A writer in the following Alaska counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anchorage County - $76,320 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $62,410 per year

The Alaska counties with the lowest average salary for writers are:

  1. Aleutians East County - $62,410 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $76,320 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in writing in Alaska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as writing or communications, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in Writing in Alaska

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,928 miles from location University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage AK 55.637 69% 17,276
7,683 miles from location University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks AK 58.6895 65% 9,137
 

Curious what studying Writing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alaska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 100 $66,550 42.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are writing related jobs in Alaska