Creative Writing in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in South Carolina


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of South Carolina receive creative writing degrees every year. Thus, South Carolina's 6 creative writing schools put out approximately 14 creative writers each year.

Top Schools

Wofford College, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a creative writing program. It is located in Spartanburg. In 2010, no students graduated from Wofford College's creative writing program. The tuition rate at Wofford College was $31,710 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Carolina with a creative writing program is University of South Carolina-Columbia, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated 6 students from its creative writing program. University of South Carolina-Columbia charged in-state students $9,786 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina with a creative writing program is Converse College, which is located in Spartanburg. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Converse College creative writing program. Converse College charged in-state students $26,138 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Creative writing schools in South Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $18,126 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $31,710 per year, or as little as $9,390 per year. In 2010, the following South Carolina creative writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Wofford College - located in Spartanburg, students are charged $31,710 per year
  2. Converse College - located in Spartanburg, students are charged $26,138 per year
  3. Limestone College - located in Gaffney, students are charged $19,200 per year

The following South Carolina creative writing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Coastal Carolina University - located in Conway, students are charged $9,390 per year
  2. University of South Carolina-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $9,786 per year
  3. Bob Jones University - located in Greenville, students are charged $12,530 per year

A creative writing degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

The highest percentage of creative writing graduates in South Carolina pursue careers as a creative writer. South Carolina had 180 creative writers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of South Carolina creative writers:

  1. Calhoun County - 30 creative writers
  2. Darlington County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of creative writers in the state of South Carolina will grow to 890. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

A creative writer in South Carolina makes an average of $53,220 per year. However, South Carolina creative writers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,080 per year to more than $63,510 per year in 2010. A creative writer in the following South Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Darlington County - $50,280 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $35,310 per year

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

  1. Calhoun County - $35,310 per year
  2. Darlington County - $50,280 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Carolina statistics regarding a career in creative writing and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 South Carolina
  • Master's Degree in Creative Writing in South Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,711 miles from location University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia SC 40.9203 40% 28,482
5,594 miles from location Coastal Carolina University Conway SC 26.2817 32% 8,360
5,792 miles from location Bob Jones University Greenville SC 26.8746 n/a 3,956
5,753 miles from location Limestone College Gaffney SC 20.9287 37% 3,137
5,767 miles from location Converse College Spartanburg SC 28.9761 38% 1,720
5,768 miles from location Wofford College Spartanburg SC 72.7284 28% 1,468
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 180 $53,220 -45.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are creative writing related jobs in South Carolina