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Creative Writing in Nevada

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Schools Offering Creative Writing Programs in Nevada

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Nevada graduates receive degrees in creative writing. In other words, every year an estimated 13 creative writers graduate from Nevada's 2 creative writing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada that has a creative writing program is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Las Vegas. 11 students graduated with a degree in creative writing from University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2010. University of Nevada-Las Vegas charged in-state students $5,808 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a creative writing program is College of Southern Nevada, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. 2 students graduated with degree in creative writing from College of Southern Nevada in 2010. The tuition rate at College of Southern Nevada was $2,243 per year.


If you choose to attend a Nevada creative writing school, average tuition will be $4,026 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $5,808 per year. The Nevada creative writing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  2. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

A creative writing degree from a Nevada school... what next?

Most people who graduate from creative writing school in Nevada go on to work as a creative writer. If you decide to work as a creative writer in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 390 Nevada creative writers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Nevada creative writers:

  1. Clark County - 320 creative writers
  2. Pinal County - 50 creative writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of creative writers in the state of Nevada will grow to 970. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.


A creative writer in Nevada makes an average of $57,440 per year. However, this number is only an average. creative writers in Nevada had varying salaries from $26,610 to $88,550 per year in 2010. On average a creative writer earns the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Pinal County - $62,490 per year
  2. Clark County - $58,280 per year

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

  1. Clark County - $58,280 per year
  2. Pinal County - $62,490 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nevada 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Creative Writing in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Creative Writing in Nevada

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Writers and Authors 390 $57,440 34.5%

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