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Creative Writing Schools in Arizona

There are five schools in the state of Arizona offering creative writing programs. In 2010, 165 students graduated from programs at Arizona creative writing schools. 107 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 54 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 174 students graduate from creative writing programs in Arizona every year. This accounts for 3% of creative writing students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in creative writing, 107 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 54 with a master's level degree.

Five creative writing schools are in this state. And out of these, four schools are public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private creative writing school is $26,235, public creative writing school tuition varies from $7,672 to $8,237.

Average tuition for creative writing programs is $13,769. The highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $26,235 each year, is at Prescott College, while the lowest tuition in Arizona, which is $7,672 each year, is at Northern Arizona University.

Arizona schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in creative writing.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 174 students graduate from creative writing programs in Arizona every year. This accounts for 3% of creative writing students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in creative writing, 107 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 54 with a master's level degree.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 89
  • Bachelor 2007: 120
  • Bachelor 2008: 124
  • Bachelor 2009: 101
  • Bachelor 2010: 107
  • Master 2006: 58
  • Master 2007: 65
  • Master 2008: 60
  • Master 2009: 44
  • Master 2010: 54

Creative Writing Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of eight programs in creative writing. Of these programs, about 50% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Salary by Percentile

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Salary by Percentile

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31310
  • 25th Percentile: 35310
  • Median: 46560
  • 75th Percentile: 63230
  • 90th Percentile: 92880

Career Trends

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Employment Trend

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Employment Trend

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34620
  • Median Salary 2007: 35020
  • Median Salary 2008: 42470
  • Median Salary 2009: 49920
  • Median Salary 2010: 46560
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 830
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Arizona vs National Creative Writing Employment

Arizona vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.220% (500)

Creative Writing Schools in Arizona

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1. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ and it offers one creative writing program. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in creative writing.

2. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Founded in 1978, Rio Salado College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is in a rural area. This community college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers 45 certificates and 36 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 25,266 students pursued degrees from the 63 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as law and science. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

3. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ and it offers one creative writing program. It is one of 5 research universities in Arizona. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering creative writing.

4. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1927. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Glendale, AZ. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. It offers subjects such as entrepreneurship, accounting, and allied health. This college offers 43 certificates and 51 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 21,373 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

5. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers two programs in creative writing. Out of those, this big university offers students one bachelor's level degree in creative writing and one creative writing degree at the master's level. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, the UA ranks second in the state of Arizona.

6. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College offers two programs in creative writing. More specifically, students are offered one creative writing degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level degree in creative writing. This liberal arts college is near the heart of downtown. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fourth in the state of Arizona.

7. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Founded in 1965, Mesa Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mesa, AZ. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona. Students are offered 67 certificates and 66 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 26,408 students pursued degrees from the 96 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as ESL and computer science. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

8. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1985. It is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. This college is the 13th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. This community college offers subjects such as advertising and automotive technology. This community college offers students 31 certificates and 32 associates level degrees. 12,296 students sought degrees from the 49 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

9. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is near the center of the city and this college offers one program in creative writing. 13,000 students pursue degrees in 137 Phoenix College programs, overall. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in creative writing.