Writing in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Arkansas


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Arkansas receive writing degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 87 writers graduate from Arkansas' 5 writing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas with a writing program is University of Arkansas, which is located in Fayetteville. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 10 students graduated with a degree in writing from University of Arkansas in 2010. Students at University of Arkansas paid $6,768 per year in tuition fees.

Arkansas Tech University, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a writing program. It is located in Russellville. 10 students graduated with degree in writing from Arkansas Tech University in 2010. Students at Arkansas Tech University paid $4,804 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a writing program is University of Central Arkansas. University of Central Arkansas, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Conway. 18 students graduated with degree in writing from University of Central Arkansas in 2010. Students at University of Central Arkansas paid $6,908 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Arkansas' writing schools ranges from $6,908 per year to $4,804 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,008 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Central Arkansas - located in Conway, students are charged $6,908 per year
  2. University of Arkansas - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $6,768 per year
  3. University of Arkansas at Little Rock - located in Little Rock, students are charged $6,643 per year

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

  1. Arkansas Tech University - located in Russellville, students are charged $4,804 per year
  2. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith - located in Fort Smith, students are charged $4,918 per year
  3. University of Arkansas at Little Rock - located in Little Rock, students are charged $6,643 per year

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

Most people who graduate from writing school in Arkansas go on to work as a writer. Arkansas had 110 writers in 2010. In Arkansas, the largest numbers of writers work in the following counties:

  1. Faulkner County - 30 writers
  2. Benton County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of writers in Arkansas will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 390 writers working in Arkansas.

Salary

On average, writers earn $53,460 per year. In 2010, however, some Arkansas writers earned as little as less than $23,460 per year or as much as more than $100,020 per year. On average a writer earns the most in the following Arkansas counties:

  1. Faulkner County - $62,850 per year
  2. Benton County - $60,080 per year

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

  1. Benton County - $60,080 per year
  2. Faulkner County - $62,850 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in writing in Arkansas 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Arkansas
  • Master's Degree in Writing in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,458 miles from location University of Arkansas Fayetteville AR 36.0603 43% 19,849
6,358 miles from location University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock AR 15.6268 n/a 13,132
6,364 miles from location University of Central Arkansas Conway AR 28.4857 62% 11,781
6,402 miles from location Arkansas Tech University Russellville AR 28.9794 59% 8,814
6,471 miles from location University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Fort Smith AR 20.0915 64% 7,335
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 110 $53,460 10.0%
 

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