Creative Writing in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Oklahoma students graduate with degrees in creative writing. Thus, Oklahoma's 4 creative writing schools put out approximately 23 creative writers each year.

Top Schools

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, which is located in Norman, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with a degree in creative writing from University of Oklahoma Norman Campus in 2010. Students at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus paid $7,864 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma with a creative writing program is Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which is located in Stillwater. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus creative writing program. Tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $6,779 per year.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a creative writing program is University of Central Oklahoma. University of Central Oklahoma, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Edmond. In 2010, 15 students graduated from University of Central Oklahoma creative writing program. University of Central Oklahoma charged in-state students $4,456 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oklahoma's creative writing schools ranges from $18,354 per year to $4,456 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,363 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oklahoma creative writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southern Nazarene University - located in Bethany, students are charged $18,354 per year
  2. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus - located in Norman, students are charged $7,864 per year
  3. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus - located in Stillwater, students are charged $6,779 per year

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

  1. University of Central Oklahoma - located in Edmond, students are charged $4,456 per year
  2. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus - located in Stillwater, students are charged $6,779 per year
  3. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus - located in Norman, students are charged $7,864 per year

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

The highest percentage of creative writing graduates in Oklahoma pursue careers as a creative writer. If you decide to work as a creative writer in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 400 Oklahoma creative writers as of 2010. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of creative writers are:

  1. Canadian County - 150 creative writers
  2. Creek County - 140 creative writers
  3. Cherokee County - 50 creative writers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of creative writers is expected to shrink by -2% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,230 creative writers working in the Oklahoma then.

Salary

A creative writer in Oklahoma makes an average of $41,220 per year. However, Oklahoma creative writers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,690 per year to more than $69,210 per year in 2010. A creative writer in the following Oklahoma counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Canadian County - $43,410 per year
  2. Creek County - $41,510 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $29,750 per year

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

  1. Cherokee County - $29,750 per year
  2. Creek County - $41,510 per year
  3. Canadian County - $43,410 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,645 miles from location University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman OK 37.9028 45% 25,881
6,620 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater OK 35.9758 48% 23,033
6,645 miles from location University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 26.9395 57% 16,092
6,654 miles from location Southern Nazarene University Bethany OK 22.2153 n/a 2,110
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 400 $41,220 -16.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are creative writing related jobs in Oklahoma