Top Creative Writing All Programs - 2021

Students studying Creative Writing can be awarded a degree up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 68% percent of women and 32% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Creative Writing is has the largest number of granted degrees in New York. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Creative Writing is $38,900.

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Gender

Total Students
6,363
Total Males
2,067
Total Females
4,296

Degree Type

  • Total Masters degree

    3,127

  • Total Bachelors degree

    2,877

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    138

  • Total Associates degree

    118

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    44

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    36

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    20

  • Total Post masters certificate

    3

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See where Creative Writing is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Creative Writing degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Creative Writing

The best ranked institutions for Creative Writing majors include Sarah Lawrence College, Emerson College and Queens University of Charlotte with 65 students graduating with a degree in Creative Writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Creative Writing Majors

Majoring in Creative Writing, your experience could lead you towards different careers. Creative Writing majors go on to find jobs including Postsecondary Teachers, All Other and Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Creative Writing majors include Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary and Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers.

Top Paying Careers for Creative Writing

  1. Postsecondary Teachers, All Other   (Median Wage: $68,970)
  2. English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $68,490)
  3. Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers   (Median Wage: $63,200)
  4. Editors   (Median Wage: $61,370)
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