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Writing Schools in Alabama

There are five Alabama schools offering writing programs. In 2010, 34 students graduated with degrees from Alabama writing schools. 23 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and ten of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 30 students graduate from writing programs in Alabama per year. Of those, one student graduated with certificates in writing, ten with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 23 with a master's level degree.

Five writing schools are in this southern state. And of these, one school is private, while four schools are public. While tuition at a private writing school is $26,730, tuition at a public writing school varies from $7,492 to $7,900.

Average tuition for writing programs is $10,017. The highest tuition for writing programs, which is $26,730 per year, is at Spring Hill College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,492 each year, is at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing writing.

Writing Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 30 students graduate from writing programs in Alabama per year. Of those, one student graduated with certificates in writing, ten with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 23 with a master's level degree.

Writing Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 10
  • Master 2006: 24
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 21
  • Master 2010: 23

Writing Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of seven writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 42.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Writing Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34610
  • 25th Percentile: 41990
  • Median: 51900
  • 75th Percentile: 64360
  • 90th Percentile: 79260

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27210
  • 25th Percentile: 36110
  • Median: 55730
  • 75th Percentile: 80690
  • 90th Percentile: 90910

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51790
  • Median Salary 2007: 51000
  • Median Salary 2008: 50870
  • Median Salary 2009: 51770
  • Median Salary 2010: 51900
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 540
  • Total Employed 2009: 620
  • Total Employed 2010: 730

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40840
  • Median Salary 2007: 37200
  • Median Salary 2008: 37540
  • Median Salary 2009: 39080
  • Median Salary 2010: 55730
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Alabama vs National Writing Employment

Alabama vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.083% (920)

Writing Schools in Alabama

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1. The University of Montevallo

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
(205) 665-6155

The University of Montevallo offers one writing program. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering writing programs.

2. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1887. This school is in Troy, AL. It is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama. It offers subjects including art, finance, and math. This public school offers students three certificates, four associates level degrees, 40 degrees at the bachelors level, and 19 masters level degrees. 28,322 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. TROY is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama.

3. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville offers two writing programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in writing by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in writing. It is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama offering writing.

4. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is near the heart of downtown. Auburn offers two programs in writing. Specifically, it offers one certificate in writing to students and one degree at the master's level in writing. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering writing programs.

5. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College offers one writing program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL. SHC is a 4-year institution. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

6. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers one program in writing and UA, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. 30,127 students seek degrees in 188 Alabama programs, overall. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.