Writing in Arizona

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Arizona


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Arizona students graduate with degrees in writing. In other words, every year an estimated 636 writers graduate from Arizona's 12 writing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a writing program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. 71 students graduated with a degree in writing from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Northern Arizona University charged in-state students $7,672 in tuition fees per year.

Prescott College, which is located in Prescott, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Prescott College writing program. Prescott College charged in-state students $26,235 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a writing program is University of Phoenix-Online Campus. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 49th in the country in 2010, is located in Phoenix. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Online Campus graduated 420 students from its writing programs. Students at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's writing schools ranges from $26,235 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,114 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year
  3. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  3. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

A large number of Arizona writing graduates become writers. 500 writers were working in Arizona in 2010. The Arizona counties with the largest populations of writers are:

  1. Maricopa County - 370 writers
  2. Pima County - 80 writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of writers in the state of Arizona will grow to 1,980. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a writer earns a salary of $64,570 per year in Arizona state. However, Arizona writers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,190 per year to more than $75,470 per year in 2010. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for writers:

  1. Maricopa County - $68,880 per year
  2. Pima County - $55,880 per year

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

  1. Pima County - $55,880 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $68,880 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Writing in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Writing in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Writing in Arizona
  • Certificate in Writing in Arizona

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
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,484 miles from location Rio Salado College Tempe AZ 21.6861 n/a 20,865
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,476 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
 

Curious what studying Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 500 $64,570 -50.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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