Students studying Creative Writing can be awarded a degree up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 69% percent of women and 31% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Creative Writing is has the largest number of granted degrees in New Hampshire. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Creative Writing is $38,900.

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See where Creative Writing is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Creative Writing

The best ranked institutions for Creative Writing majors include Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University in the City of New York and Emerson College with 50 students graduating with a degree in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins University. 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 Editors and Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Creative Writing majors include English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, Postsecondary Teachers, All Other and Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers.

Top Paying Careers for Creative Writing

  1. English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $66,590)
  2. Postsecondary Teachers, All Other   (Median Wage: $65,660)
  3. Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers   (Median Wage: $62,170)
  4. Editors   (Median Wage: $59,480)
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