Creative Writing in Utah

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Utah


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Utah graduates receive degrees in creative writing. That means an estimated 24 creative writers graduate from Utah's 3 creative writing schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Utah, which is located in Salt Lake City, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Utah graduated 5 students from its creative writing program. The tuition rate at University of Utah was $6,272 per year.

The second-ranked school in Utah that has a creative writing program is Brigham Young University. Brigham Young University, which was ranked 56th in the country in 2010, is located in Provo. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Brigham Young University creative writing program. The tuition rate at Brigham Young University was $4,420 per year.

Weber State University, which is located in Ogden, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a creative writing program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. 11 students graduated with degree in creative writing from Weber State University in 2010. Tuition at Weber State University was $4,311 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,001 per year, though tuition can range from $6,272 per year to $4,311 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Utah creative writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Utah - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $6,272 per year
  2. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, students are charged $4,420 per year
  3. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year

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

  1. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  2. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, students are charged $4,420 per year
  3. University of Utah - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $6,272 per year

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

A large number of Utah creative writing graduates become creative writers. If you decide to work as a creative writer in Utah, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 260 Utah creative writers as of 2010. In Utah, the largest numbers of creative writers work in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 150 creative writers
  2. Davis County - 40 creative writers
  3. Franklin County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of creative writers in the state of Utah will grow to 1,750. This would require a 26% growth in the profession.

Salary

A creative writer in Utah makes an average of $41,400 per year. In 2010, however, some Utah creative writers earned as little as less than $24,850 per year or as much as more than $63,660 per year. The counties in Utah with the highest average salary for a creative writer are:

  1. Davis County - $49,610 per year
  2. Salt Lake County - $39,450 per year
  3. Franklin County - $36,880 per year

The following counties in Utah have the lowest average salaries for creative writers:

  1. Franklin County - $36,880 per year
  2. Salt Lake County - $39,450 per year
  3. Davis County - $49,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in creative writing in Utah and to compare salaries with various related fields such as communications or creative writing, 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 Creative Writing in Utah
  • Master's Degree in Creative Writing in Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,356 miles from location Brigham Young University Provo UT 43.6667 77% 34,130
7,357 miles from location University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 72.974 59% 29,284
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
 

Curious what studying Creative Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Writers and Authors + 260 $41,400 8.3%
 

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