Creative Writing in Tempe

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Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona 85287
(480) 965-9011

1 miles from location
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Midsize 4-year, Public 8 87
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
68,064 $22,084 $25,932 56%

Degrees Offered


Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281
(480) 517-8000

2 miles from location
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Rural: Fringe 2-year, Public 75 57
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
20,865 $17,062 $14,458 48%

Degrees Offered

Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
2 miles from location Rio Salado College Tempe AZ 21.6861 n/a 20,865

There are 2 accredited creative writing schools in the city of Tempe. In 2010, 17 students graduated from creative writing degree programs from these schools.

Top School

The top-ranked school in Tempe offering creative writing courses is Arizona State University, which was ranked 57th nationwide in 2010. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Arizona State University's creative writing program. Students taking creative writing classes at Arizona State University paid $8,132 per year in tuition fees.


Accredited creative writing schools in Tempe charge students an average tuition of $5,474 per year. Tuition at Arizona State University, however, Tempe's most expensive creative writing school is in the range of $8,132 per year. Tuition at Rio Salado College, Tempe's least expensive creative writing school is approximately $1,734 per year.

You've earned a creative writing what?

Creative writer is the profession of choice for a majority of creative writing graduates in Tempe. 370 creative writers were working in Tempe in 2010. That means 74 out of every 100 creative writers in Arizona work in Tempe.

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of creative writers in Arizona will grow to 1,980. This would require a 5% growth in the profession. This expected growth in the number of Arizona creative writers is slower than the growth that is expected for creative writers around the US.


A creative writer in Tempe makes an average of $68,880 per year. In 2010, however, some creative writers in Tempe earned as little as less than $31,190 per year or as much as more than $0 per year.

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Tempe statistics regarding a creative writing career after graduating from a creative writing training program at the creative writing certificate, creative writing associate's degree, creative writing bachelor's degree, creative writing master's degree, or creative writing doctoral degree levels. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as communications or creative writing.


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Creative Writing in Tempe, AZ

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Writers and Authors + 370 $68,880 -53.8%

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