Writing in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in South Dakota


Each year, roughly 0.1% of South Dakota students graduate with degrees in writing. In other words, every year an estimated 25 writers graduate from South Dakota's 5 writing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a writing program is Dakota Wesleyan University, which is located in Mitchell. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. In 2010, Dakota Wesleyan University graduated 1 students from its writing program. Tuition at Dakota Wesleyan University was $19,850 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota with a writing program is South Dakota State University, which is located in Brookings. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. 15 students graduated with degree in writing from South Dakota State University in 2010. South Dakota State University charged in-state students $6,444 in tuition fees per year.

Northern State University, which is located in Aberdeen, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Northern State University writing program. Northern State University charged in-state students $6,351 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at South Dakota's writing schools ranges from $19,850 per year to $6,351 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,210 per year. The South Dakota writing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year
  2. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year
  3. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year

The following South Dakota writing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Northern State University - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $6,351 per year
  2. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year
  3. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year

A writing degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from writing school in South Dakota go on to work as a writer. 40 writers were working in South Dakota in 2010. In South Dakota, the largest numbers of writers work in the following counties:

Salary

A writer in South Dakota earns $40,790 per year on average.

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For more data regarding a career in writing in South Dakota 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in South Dakota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors 40 $40,790 -20.0%
 

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