Creative Writing in Georgia

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Georgia

Around 0.0% of Georgia's graduates graduate from creative writing degree programs every year. Thus, Georgia's 6 creative writing schools put out approximately 89 creative writers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a creative writing program is Emory University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, Emory University graduated 19 students from its creative writing program. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

University of Georgia, which is located in Athens, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 15th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated 5 students from its creative writing program. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a creative writing program is Georgia State University. Georgia State University, which was ranked 32nd in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 3 students from its creative writing programs. Tuition at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $16,795 per year, though tuition can range from $39,158 per year to $5,042 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia creative writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. University of Georgia - located in Athens, students are charged $8,736 per year

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

  1. Kennesaw State University - located in Kennesaw, students are charged $5,042 per year
  2. Georgia College & State University - located in Milledgeville, students are charged $7,852 per year
  3. Georgia State University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $8,698 per year

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

Most people who graduate from creative writing school in Georgia go on to work as a creative writer. If you decide to work as a creative writer in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 760 Georgia creative writers as of 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of creative writers work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 610 creative writers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,110 creative writers will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of creative writers to grow by 20%.


A creative writer in Georgia earns $56,290 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Georgia creative writers earned as little as less than $25,090 per year or as much as more than $99,130 per year. On average a creative writer earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $62,160 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in creative writing in Georgia 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Writers and Authors + 760 $56,290 -10.6%

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