Writing in Oregon

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Oregon


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Oregon receive writing degrees every year. That means an estimated 218 writers graduate from Oregon's 8 writing schools each year.

Top Schools

Willamette University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a writing program. It is located in Salem. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Willamette University's writing program. Students at Willamette University paid $37,361 per year in tuition fees.

Linfield College, which is located in Mcminnville, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Linfield College graduated 11 students from its writing program. Students at Linfield College paid $30,604 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a writing program is University of Oregon. University of Oregon, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Eugene. In 2010, 8 students graduated from University of Oregon writing program. Tuition at University of Oregon was $8,190 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oregon's writing schools ranges from $37,361 per year to $3,234 per year. But, the average tuition is $16,593 per year. The Oregon writing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Willamette University - located in Salem, students are charged $37,361 per year
  2. Pacific University - located in Forest Grove, students are charged $31,702 per year
  3. Linfield College - located in Mcminnville, students are charged $30,604 per year

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

  1. Linn-Benton Community College - located in Albany, students are charged $3,234 per year
  2. Oregon State University - located in Corvallis, students are charged $7,115 per year
  3. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year

A writing degree from an Oregon school... what next?

Most people who graduate from writing school in Oregon go on to work as a writer. 540 writers were working in Oregon in 2010. The Oregon counties with the largest populations of writers are:

  1. Clackamas County - 390 writers
  2. Lane County - 70 writers
  3. Jackson County - 50 writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of writers in the state of Oregon will grow to 580. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

A writer in Oregon earns $55,500 per year on average. But, salaries for writers can vary. In 2010, writers made as little as less than $18,360 per year or as much as more than $87,850 per year in Oregon. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for writers:

  1. Clackamas County - $60,090 per year
  2. Lane County - $59,890 per year
  3. Jackson County - $39,220 per year

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

  1. Jackson County - $39,220 per year
  2. Lane County - $59,890 per year
  3. Clackamas County - $60,090 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in writing in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as writing or communications, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Writing in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Writing in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,763 miles from location Portland State University Portland OR 27.0639 52% 27,901
7,822 miles from location University of Oregon Eugene OR 38.7849 33% 22,335
7,817 miles from location Oregon State University Corvallis OR 35.6035 44% 21,950
7,808 miles from location Linn-Benton Community College Albany OR 9.74119 n/a 6,512
7,806 miles from location Western Oregon University Monmouth OR 25.0224 50% 5,649
7,781 miles from location Pacific University Forest Grove OR 27.563 26% 3,198
7,795 miles from location Willamette University Salem OR 72.0804 16% 2,838
7,795 miles from location Linfield College Mcminnville OR 66.061 31% 1,678
 

Curious what studying Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 540 $55,500 5.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are writing related jobs in Oregon