Creative Writing in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Connecticut


Around 0.0% of Connecticut's graduates graduate from creative writing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 7 creative writers graduate from Connecticut's 4 creative writing schools.

Top Schools

Fairfield University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a creative writing program. It is located in Fairfield. no students graduated with a degree in creative writing from Fairfield University in 2010. Tuition at Fairfield University was $39,040 per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a creative writing program is Western Connecticut State University, which is located in Danbury. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Western Connecticut State University creative writing program. The tuition rate at Western Connecticut State University was $7,909 per year.

Albertus Magnus College, which is located in New Haven, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 52nd in the country in 2010. Tuition at Albertus Magnus College was $24,374 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Connecticut creative writing school, average tuition will be $19,843 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,909 per year to $39,040 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Connecticut creative writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
  2. Albertus Magnus College - located in New Haven, students are charged $24,374 per year
  3. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year

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

  1. Western Connecticut State University - located in Danbury, students are charged $7,909 per year
  2. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year
  3. Albertus Magnus College - located in New Haven, students are charged $24,374 per year

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

Most people who graduate from creative writing school in Connecticut go on to work as a creative writer. In 2010, there were 510 creative writers working in Connecticut. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut creative writers:

  1. Hartford County - 190 creative writers
  2. Fairfield County - 180 creative writers
  3. Middlesex County - 70 creative writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of creative writers in the state of Connecticut will grow to 1,910. This would require a 7% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a creative writer earns a salary of $67,380 per year in Connecticut state. However, this number is only an average. creative writers in Connecticut had varying salaries from $33,550 to $100,720 per year in 2010. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for a creative writer are:

  1. Hartford County - $69,570 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $67,090 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $61,150 per year

A creative writer in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Middlesex County - $61,150 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $67,090 per year
  3. Hartford County - $69,570 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in creative writing in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as communications or creative writing, 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 Creative Writing in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,345 miles from location Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT 26.7526 31% 11,815
5,371 miles from location Western Connecticut State University Danbury CT 56.3583 39% 6,617
5,358 miles from location Fairfield University Fairfield CT 72.6181 17% 5,074
5,344 miles from location Albertus Magnus College New Haven CT 48.4967 27% 2,023
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 510 $67,380 -20.3%
 

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