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Writing Schools in Alaska

There are two Alaska schools offering writing programs. In 2010, 15 students graduated from programs at Alaska writing schools.

Overview

On average, 17 students graduate from writing programs in this state every year. In 2010, 15 students graduated with a master's level degree in writing.

Two writing schools are located in Alaska. Of these, two schools are public. Public writing school tuition varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

Average tuition for writing programs is $5,268. The highest tuition for programs in writing, which is $5,358 per year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, while the lowest tuition in Alaska is at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Writing schools in this state offer masters degrees.

Writing Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 17 students graduate from writing programs in this state every year. In 2010, 15 students graduated with a master's level degree in writing.

Writing Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 16
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 20
  • Master 2009: 12
  • Master 2010: 15

Writing Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of three programs in writing.

Writing Program Availability in Alaska

  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43380
  • 25th Percentile: 46940
  • Median: 57920
  • 75th Percentile: 73190
  • 90th Percentile: 82820

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44260
  • 25th Percentile: 50970
  • Median: 60330
  • 75th Percentile: 85780
  • 90th Percentile: 94910

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54690
  • Median Salary 2007: 57010
  • Median Salary 2008: 55610
  • Median Salary 2009: 61460
  • Median Salary 2010: 57920
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49270
  • Median Salary 2007: 59600
  • Median Salary 2008: 69930
  • Median Salary 2009: 75490
  • Median Salary 2010: 60330
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Alaska vs National Writing Employment

Alaska vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.224% (190)

Writing Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF offers two writing programs. This university offers two master's level writing degrees to students. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Alaska.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in writing. Overall, 18,154 students seek degrees in 192 programs at UAA. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Alaska.