Writing in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Connecticut


Around 0.0% of Connecticut's graduates graduate from writing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 26 writers graduate from Connecticut's 5 writing schools each year.

Top Schools

Fairfield University, which is located in Fairfield, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. In 2010, no students graduated from Fairfield University's writing program. Tuition at Fairfield University was $39,040 per year.

Western Connecticut State University, which is located in Danbury, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Western Connecticut State University graduated 26 students from its writing program. Tuition at Western Connecticut State University was $7,909 per year.

Albertus Magnus College, which was ranked 44th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a writing program. It is located in New Haven. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Albertus Magnus College writing program. Tuition at Albertus Magnus College was $24,374 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Connecticut's writing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $21,845 per year, though tuition can range from $39,040 per year to $7,909 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Connecticut writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
  2. University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year
  3. Albertus Magnus College - located in New Haven, students are charged $24,374 per year

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

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

A large number of Connecticut writing graduates become writers. Connecticut had 510 writers in 2010. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of writers are:

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

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of writers in Connecticut will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,910 writers working in Connecticut.

Salary

A writer in Connecticut earns $67,380 per year on average. However, Connecticut writers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,550 per year to more than $100,720 per year in 2010. On average a writer earns the most in the following Connecticut counties:

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

The following counties in Connecticut have the lowest average salaries for writers:

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

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in writing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as writing or communications.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in 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
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
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 Writing gets you?

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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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