Creative Writing in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Nebraska


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Nebraska students graduate with degrees in creative writing. Thus, Nebraska's 3 creative writing schools put out approximately 19 creative writers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a creative writing program is Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont. In 2010, it was ranked 48th nationwide. In 2010, Midland Lutheran College graduated no students from its creative writing program. Midland Lutheran College charged in-state students $23,664 in tuition fees per year.

Creighton University, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a creative writing program. It is located in Omaha. In 2010, Creighton University graduated 0 students from its creative writing program. Students at Creighton University paid $30,578 per year in tuition fees.

University of Nebraska at Omaha, which is located in Omaha, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 24 students graduated with degree in creative writing from University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2010. Students at University of Nebraska at Omaha paid $6,626 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Nebraska's creative writing schools ranges from $30,578 per year to $6,626 per year. But, the average tuition is $20,289 per year. In 2010, the creative writing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  3. University of Nebraska at Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $6,626 per year

The following Nebraska creative writing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Nebraska at Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $6,626 per year
  2. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  3. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year

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

Most people who graduate from creative writing school in Nebraska go on to work as a creative writer. Nebraska had 220 creative writers in 2010. The largest populations of Nebraska creative writers are working in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 140 creative writers
  2. Lancaster County - 50 creative writers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,080 creative writers will be working in Nebraska state. This would require the number of creative writers to grow by 17%.

Salary

A creative writer in Nebraska earns $51,170 per year on average. However, Nebraska creative writers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,770 per year to more than $84,340 per year in 2010. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for a creative writer are:

  1. Harrison County - $53,530 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $50,400 per year

A creative writer in the following counties in Nebraska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Lancaster County - $50,400 per year
  2. Harrison County - $53,530 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,537 miles from location University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha NE 28.9639 47% 14,620
6,534 miles from location Creighton University Omaha NE 34.7803 27% 7,385
6,561 miles from location Midland Lutheran College Fremont NE 51.755 24% 716
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 220 $51,170 -18.5%
 

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