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Writing Schools in Colorado

There are eight schools in the state of Colorado offering writing programs. In 2010, 228 students graduated from programs at Colorado writing schools. 176 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 52 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 145 students graduate from programs in Colorado in writing each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from writing programs. Specifically, 176 students graduated with a bachelor's level writing degree and 52 with a degree at the master's level.

Eight writing schools are in this state. And out of these, six schools are public, while two schools are private. Tuition at a public writing school varies from $4,093 to $8,511, while tuition at a private writing school varies from $25,100 to $38,898.

Average tuition for programs in writing is $10,948. The lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $4,093 each year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver, while the highest tuition for writing programs, which is $38,898 per year, is at Colorado College.

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

Writing Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 145 students graduate from programs in Colorado in writing each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from writing programs. Specifically, 176 students graduated with a bachelor's level writing degree and 52 with a degree at the master's level.

Writing Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 13
  • Bachelor 2007: 9
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 14
  • Bachelor 2010: 176
  • Master 2006: 60
  • Master 2007: 52
  • Master 2008: 48
  • Master 2009: 61
  • Master 2010: 52

Writing Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of nine programs in writing. Of these programs, around 55.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Writing Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40610
  • 25th Percentile: 50550
  • Median: 63960
  • 75th Percentile: 76630
  • 90th Percentile: 90310

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25670
  • 25th Percentile: 35600
  • Median: 54320
  • 75th Percentile: 75280
  • 90th Percentile: 98560

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58800
  • Median Salary 2007: 61290
  • Median Salary 2008: 65590
  • Median Salary 2009: 65400
  • Median Salary 2010: 63960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1300
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1210
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 980

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy 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 Writing Employment

Colorado vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.765% (1500)

Writing Schools in Colorado

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1. Naropa University

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

Naropa University is in the center of Boulder and this school offers one writing program. This liberal arts college is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing programs.

2. Adams State College

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

Adams State College is in Alamosa, CO and it offers one writing program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing programs.

3. Colorado State University - Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
(719) 549-2100

Colorado State University-Pueblo is near the heart of downtown and CSU-Pueblo offers one writing program. This public school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, CSU-Pueblo is the third largest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing.

4. Colorado College

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

Colorado College offers one writing program and this school, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Colorado Springs, CO. 2,091 students seek degrees in 45 programs at CCU, overall. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing.

5. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the center of the city and it offers one writing program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in writing.

6. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one writing program. Overall, 23,948 students seek degrees in 52 Metro State programs. In terms of programs, Metro State is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing.

7. The University of Colorado Boulder

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

The University of Colorado Boulder is near the center of the city and CU Boulder offers one program in writing. 32,697 students seek degrees in 158 programs at this large university, overall. Colorado is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing in terms of programs.

8. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two writing programs. Of those, CU Denver offers one bachelor's level degree in writing to students and one degree at the master's level in writing. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, UCD is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering writing.