Creative Writing in Maryland

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Maryland


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Maryland graduates receive degrees in creative writing. In other words, every year an estimated 131 creative writers graduate from Maryland's 4 creative writing schools.

Top Schools

Johns Hopkins University, which is located in Baltimore, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Johns Hopkins University graduated 99 students from its creative writing program. Students at Johns Hopkins University paid $40,680 per year in tuition fees.

University of Maryland-College Park, which is located in College Park, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 52nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from University of Maryland-College Park creative writing program. Students at University of Maryland-College Park paid $8,416 per year in tuition fees.

University of Baltimore, which is located in Baltimore, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. University of Baltimore charged in-state students $7,330 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maryland's creative writing schools ranges from $40,680 per year to $7,330 per year. But, the average tuition is $23,944 per year. In 2010, the creative writing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maryland were:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $40,680 per year
  2. Loyola University Maryland - located in Baltimore, students are charged $39,350 per year
  3. University of Maryland-College Park - located in College Park, students are charged $8,416 per year

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

  1. University of Baltimore - located in Baltimore, students are charged $7,330 per year
  2. University of Maryland-College Park - located in College Park, students are charged $8,416 per year
  3. Loyola University Maryland - located in Baltimore, students are charged $39,350 per year

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

The highest percentage of creative writing graduates in Maryland pursue careers as a creative writer. If you decide to work as a creative writer in Maryland, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 790 Maryland creative writers as of 2010. The largest populations of Maryland creative writers are working in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 360 creative writers
  2. Frederick County - 290 creative writers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,250 creative writers will be working in Maryland state. This would require the number of creative writers to grow by 4%.

Salary

A creative writer in Maryland makes an average of $68,540 per year. But, salaries for creative writers can vary. In 2010, creative writers made as little as less than $36,020 per year or as much as more than $109,820 per year in Maryland. The following counties in Maryland have the highest average salaries for creative writers:

  1. Frederick County - $73,210 per year
  2. Anne Arundel County - $65,610 per year

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

  1. Anne Arundel County - $65,610 per year
  2. Frederick County - $73,210 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,525 miles from location University of Maryland-College Park College Park MD 48.1353 35% 37,195
5,512 miles from location Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 88.1701 31% 20,383
5,511 miles from location University of Baltimore Baltimore MD 41.492 42% 6,265
5,512 miles from location Loyola University Maryland Baltimore MD 36.4277 16% 6,067
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 790 $68,540 2.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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