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Writing Schools in Arizona

There are six schools in the state of Arizona offering writing programs. In 2010, 662 students graduated with degrees from Arizona writing schools. 420 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 125 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 431 students graduate from programs in Arizona in writing per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from writing programs. More specifically, 24 students graduated with certificates in writing, 420 with a degree at the associate's level, 125 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 82 with a master's level degree, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

Six writing schools are located in this southwestern state. And of these, while five schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public writing school varies from $7,672 to $8,237, while tuitions at a private writing school are $26,235.

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

Arizona writing schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Writing Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 431 students graduate from programs in Arizona in writing per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from writing programs. More specifically, 24 students graduated with certificates in writing, 420 with a degree at the associate's level, 125 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 82 with a master's level degree, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

Writing Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 9
  • Certificate 2007: 19
  • Certificate 2008: 17
  • Certificate 2009: 19
  • Certificate 2010: 24
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 420
  • Bachelor 2006: 89
  • Bachelor 2007: 120
  • Bachelor 2008: 124
  • Bachelor 2009: 101
  • Bachelor 2010: 125
  • Master 2006: 58
  • Master 2007: 65
  • Master 2008: 60
  • Master 2009: 44
  • Master 2010: 82
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 11

Writing Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 18 programs in writing. Of these programs, around 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Writing Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37040
  • 25th Percentile: 49950
  • Median: 63280
  • 75th Percentile: 75260
  • 90th Percentile: 89020

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55320
  • Median Salary 2007: 58910
  • Median Salary 2008: 61600
  • Median Salary 2009: 63160
  • Median Salary 2010: 63280
  • Total Employed 2006: 780
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 600

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy 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 Writing Employment

Arizona vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.295% (1100)

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1. Yavapai College

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

Yavapai College offers one writing program and this college, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Prescott, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering writing in terms of programs.

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. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ and this college offers one writing program. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering writing in terms of programs.

4. Northern Arizona University

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

Northern Arizona University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers six programs in writing. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in writing by this university, two writing degrees at the bachelor's level, and three degrees at the master's level in writing. NAU is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering writing programs.

5. 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.

6. The University of Arizona

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

The University of Arizona offers four programs in writing. Out of those, Arizona offers students two bachelor's level writing degrees, one degree at the master's level in writing, and one doctorate level degree in writing. This public university, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. Arizona is a public, 4-year, research institution. The UA is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering writing in terms of programs.

7. Prescott College

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

Prescott College offers two programs in writing. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in writing to students and one master's level writing degree. This liberal arts college is near the center of the city. This school is the only liberal arts college in Arizona. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering writing programs.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Phoenix College

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

Phoenix College offers one writing program and this college is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in writing.