Writing in Michigan

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in writing. In other words, every year an estimated 403 writers graduate from Michigan's 20 writing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a writing program is Michigan State University, which is located in East Lansing. In 2010, it was ranked 16th nationwide. In 2010, 40 students graduated from Michigan State University's writing program. The tuition rate at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan with a writing program is Michigan Technological University, which is located in Houghton. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in writing from Michigan Technological University in 2010. Tuition at Michigan Technological University was $12,017 per year.

The third-ranked school in Michigan with a writing program is Grand Valley State University, which is located in Allendale. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. 37 students graduated with degree in writing from Grand Valley State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Grand Valley State University was $9,088 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's writing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,341 per year, though tuition can range from $31,186 per year to $2,088 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  2. Cornerstone University - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $21,178 per year
  3. Spring Arbor University - located in Spring Arbor, students are charged $20,536 per year

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

  1. Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
  2. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
  3. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year

A writing degree from a Michigan school... what next?

A large number of Michigan writing graduates become writers. If you decide to work as a writer in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 730 Michigan writers as of 2010. The largest populations of Michigan writers are working in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 250 writers
  2. Wayne County - 100 writers
  3. Washtenaw County - 80 writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of writers in Michigan will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,230 writers working in Michigan.

Salary

On average, a writer earns a salary of $50,740 per year in Michigan state. In 2010, however, some Michigan writers earned as little as less than $17,780 per year or as much as more than $92,960 per year. A writer in the following Michigan counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lapeer County - $55,430 per year
  2. Washtenaw County - $53,920 per year
  3. Wayne County - $52,590 per year

The Michigan counties with the lowest average salary for writers are:

  1. Barry County - $44,710 per year
  2. Kalamazoo County - $45,560 per year
  3. Berrien County - $46,080 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in writing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as writing or communications.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Writing in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Writing in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Writing in Michigan
  • Certificate in Writing in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
6,017 miles from location Grand Valley State University Allendale MI 70.8032 35% 24,408
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,948 miles from location Lansing Community College Lansing MI 16.5641 n/a 21,123
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
5,901 miles from location Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor MI 12.1404 n/a 14,202
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
6,156 miles from location Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 70.9808 36% 7,136
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Cornerstone University Grand Rapids MI 60.4116 82% 2,606
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
5,956 miles from location Albion College Albion MI 32.6946 31% 1,738
 

Curious what studying Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 730 $50,740 -47.1%
 

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