Creative Writing in Colorado

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Colorado


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Colorado receive creative writing degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 65 creative writers graduate from Colorado's 5 creative writing schools.

Top Schools

Colorado College, which is located in Colorado Springs, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 22nd in the country in 2010. 13 students graduated with a degree in creative writing from Colorado College in 2010. Tuition at Colorado College was $38,898 per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a creative writing program is Adams State College. Adams State College, which was ranked 49th in the country in 2010, is located in Alamosa. In 2010, Adams State College graduated 3 students from its creative writing program. Adams State College charged in-state students $4,971 in tuition fees per year.

University of Colorado Boulder, which is located in Boulder, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. 6 students graduated with degree in creative writing from University of Colorado Boulder in 2010. Students at University of Colorado Boulder paid $8,511 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Colorado creative writing school, average tuition will be $16,893 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,971 per year to $38,898 per year. The Colorado creative writing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Colorado College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $38,898 per year
  2. Naropa University - located in Boulder, students are charged $25,100 per year
  3. University of Colorado Boulder - located in Boulder, students are charged $8,511 per year

The following Colorado creative writing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Adams State College - located in Alamosa, students are charged $4,971 per year
  2. Colorado State University - located in Fort Collins, students are charged $6,985 per year
  3. University of Colorado Boulder - located in Boulder, students are charged $8,511 per year

A creative writing degree from a Colorado school... what next?

The highest percentage of creative writing graduates in Colorado pursue careers as a creative writer. In 2010, there were 520 creative writers working in Colorado. The following counties have the largest number of Colorado creative writers:

  1. Adams County - 330 creative writers
  2. El Paso County - 100 creative writers
  3. Boulder County - 60 creative writers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of creative writers is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,930 creative writers working in the Colorado then.

Salary

On average, a creative writer earns a salary of $64,880 per year in Colorado state. However, this number is only an average. creative writers in Colorado had varying salaries from $19,410 to $120,780 per year in 2010. A creative writer in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $70,940 per year
  2. Boulder County - $67,510 per year
  3. El Paso County - $43,250 per year

On average, creative writers earns the least in the following Colorado counties:

  1. El Paso County - $43,250 per year
  2. Boulder County - $67,510 per year
  3. Adams County - $70,940 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Creative Writing in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO 39.1022 34% 33,010
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University Fort Collins CO 38.2925 39% 28,902
7,092 miles from location Adams State College Alamosa CO 50.8968 42% 3,121
7,020 miles from location Colorado College Colorado Springs CO 77.852 33% 2,032
7,030 miles from location Naropa University Boulder CO 22.8946 39% 1,073
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 520 $64,880 -29.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are creative writing related jobs in Colorado