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Creative Writing Schools in Colorado

There are five schools in the state of Colorado offering creative writing programs. 66 students graduated with degrees from Colorado creative writing schools in 2010. 49 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 17 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

63 students graduate from creative writing programs in Colorado, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of creative writing students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 17 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and 49 with a degree at the master's level.

Five creative writing schools are located in Colorado. And of these, while two schools are private, three schools are public. Private creative writing school tuition varies from $25,100 to $38,898, while tuition at a public creative writing school varies from $4,971 to $8,511.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $14,344. While the highest tuition for programs in creative writing, which is $38,898 per year, is at Colorado College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,971 per year, is at Adams State College.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees in creative writing.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

63 students graduate from creative writing programs in Colorado, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of creative writing students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 17 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and 49 with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 13
  • Bachelor 2007: 9
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 14
  • Bachelor 2010: 17
  • Master 2006: 54
  • Master 2007: 46
  • Master 2008: 47
  • Master 2009: 59
  • Master 2010: 49

Creative Writing Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of five programs in creative writing. Of these programs, approximately 60% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 3

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: 25670
  • 25th Percentile: 35600
  • Median: 54320
  • 75th Percentile: 75280
  • 90th Percentile: 98560

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: 52220
  • Median Salary 2007: 54310
  • Median Salary 2008: 55400
  • Median Salary 2009: 57610
  • Median Salary 2010: 54320
  • Total Employed 2006: 670
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Colorado vs National Creative Writing Employment

Colorado vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.269% (520)

Creative Writing Schools in Colorado

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1. Naropa University

2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302-6697
(303) 444-0202

Naropa University is located in the center of Boulder and it offers one program in creative writing. 1,065 students seek degrees in 22 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. This very small school is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering creative writing programs.

2. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College is in town of Alamosa, Colorado and ASC offers one program in creative writing. 3,237 students pursue degrees in 23 ASC programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Colorado.

3. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College offers one program in creative writing and CCU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Colorado Springs, CO. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. In terms of programs, CCU is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering creative writing.

4. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown and Colorado State offers one creative writing program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Colorado.

5. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder offers one creative writing program and CU 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 Colorado offering creative writing in terms of programs.