Creative Writing in Missouri

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Missouri


Around 0.0% of Missouri's graduates graduate from creative writing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 51 creative writers graduate from Missouri's 6 creative writing schools each year.

Top Schools

Stephens College, which is located in Columbia, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Stephens College's creative writing program. The tuition rate at Stephens College was $25,400 per year.

The second-ranked school in Missouri with a creative writing program is Lindenwood University, which is located in Saint Charles. In 2010, it was ranked 43rd nationwide. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Lindenwood University creative writing program. The tuition rate at Lindenwood University was $13,540 per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a creative writing program is Missouri State University, which is located in Springfield. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. 8 students graduated with degree in creative writing from Missouri State University in 2010. Tuition at Missouri State University was $6,276 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Missouri's creative writing schools ranges from $29,866 per year to $6,276 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,386 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri creative writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Kansas City Art Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $29,866 per year
  2. Stephens College - located in Columbia, students are charged $25,400 per year
  3. Lindenwood University - located in Saint Charles, students are charged $13,540 per year

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

  1. Missouri State University - located in Springfield, students are charged $6,276 per year
  2. University of Missouri-Kansas City - located in Kansas City, students are charged $8,602 per year
  3. University of Missouri-St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $8,631 per year

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

Most people who graduate from creative writing school in Missouri go on to work as a creative writer. 950 creative writers were working in Missouri in 2010. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of creative writers are:

  1. Franklin County - 530 creative writers
  2. Bond County - 460 creative writers
  3. Christian County - 50 creative writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of creative writers in the state of Missouri will grow to 3,480. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a creative writer earns a salary of $53,090 per year in Missouri state. But, salaries for creative writers can vary. In 2010, creative writers made as little as less than $26,410 per year or as much as more than $86,840 per year in Missouri. On average a creative writer earns the most in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Franklin County - $58,480 per year
  2. Bond County - $54,710 per year
  3. Christian County - $44,730 per year

The Missouri counties with the lowest average salary for creative writers are:

  1. Christian County - $44,730 per year
  2. Bond County - $54,710 per year
  3. Franklin County - $58,480 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in creative writing in Missouri 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 Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Creative Writing in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,350 miles from location Stephens College Columbia MO 58.0968 48% 1,231
6,471 miles from location Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City MO 22.5307 n/a 690
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 950 $53,090 -50.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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