Creative Writing in Idaho

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Idaho students graduate with degrees in creative writing. Thus, Idaho's 4 creative writing schools put out approximately 23 creative writers each year.

Top Schools

University of Idaho, which is located in Moscow, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 12 students graduated from University of Idaho's creative writing program. University of Idaho charged in-state students $5,402 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho with a creative writing program is The College of Idaho, which is located in Caldwell. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. 2 students graduated with degree in creative writing from The College of Idaho in 2010. Students at The College of Idaho paid $21,380 per year in tuition fees.

Boise State University, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a creative writing program. It is located in Boise. In 2010, Boise State University graduated 6 students from its creative writing programs. The tuition rate at Boise State University was $5,300 per year.

Cost

Creative writing schools in Idaho, charge students an average tuition of $9,270 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $21,380 per year, or as little as $4,998 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Idaho creative writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The College of Idaho - located in Caldwell, students are charged $21,380 per year
  2. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  3. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year

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

  1. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year
  2. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year
  3. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year

A creative writing degree from an Idaho school... what next?

Most people who graduate from creative writing school in Idaho go on to work as a creative writer. Idaho had 210 creative writers in 2010. In Idaho, the largest numbers of creative writers work in the following counties:

  1. Blaine County - 40 creative writers
  2. Ada County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of creative writers in Idaho will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 740 creative writers working in Idaho.

Salary

On average, creative writers earn $36,320 per year. In 2010, however, some Idaho creative writers earned as little as less than $15,460 per year or as much as more than $78,170 per year. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for a creative writer are:

  1. Ada County - $37,070 per year
  2. Blaine County - $27,630 per year

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

  1. Blaine County - $27,630 per year
  2. Ada County - $37,070 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Idaho 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 Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Creative Writing in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,536 miles from location The College of Idaho Caldwell ID 60.9825 36% 1,013
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 210 $36,320
 

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