Writing in Utah

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Utah


Around 0.1% of Utah's graduates graduate from writing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 62 writers graduate from Utah's 5 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 writing program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with a degree in writing from University of Utah in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Utah was $6,272 per year.

Brigham Young University, which is located in Provo, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 56th in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with degree in writing from Brigham Young University in 2010. Tuition at Brigham Young University was $4,420 per year.

Utah State University, which is located in Logan, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a writing program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 32 students graduated from Utah State University writing program. The tuition rate at Utah State University was $4,828 per year.

Cost

Writing schools in Utah, charge students an average tuition of $4,913 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $6,272 per year, or as little as $4,311 per year. In 2010, the following Utah writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Utah - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $6,272 per year
  2. Utah State University - located in Logan, students are charged $4,828 per year
  3. Southern Utah University - located in Cedar City, students are charged $4,736 per year

The following Utah writing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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. Southern Utah University - located in Cedar City, students are charged $4,736 per year

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

Most people who graduate from writing school in Utah go on to work as a writer. In 2010, there were 260 writers working in Utah. The following counties have the largest number of Utah writers:

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

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,750 writers will be working in Utah state. This would require the number of writers to grow by 26%.

Salary

On average, a writer earns a salary of $41,400 per year in Utah state. However, Utah writers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $24,850 per year to more than $63,660 per year in 2010. A writer in the following Utah counties makes the highest salaries on average:

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

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

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

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Utah statistics regarding a career in writing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as writing or communications.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Utah
  • Master's Degree in 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
7,338 miles from location Utah State University Logan UT 34.0933 48% 15,612
7,474 miles from location Southern Utah University Cedar City UT 27.7334 53% 8,066
 

Curious what studying 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 + 260 $41,400 8.3%
 

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