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Writing Schools in Connecticut

There are two Connecticut schools offering writing programs. In 2010, 30 students graduated from programs at Connecticut writing schools. 21 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and seven of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 23 students graduate from writing programs in Connecticut every year. Of those, two students graduated with certificates in writing, 21 with a bachelor's level degree, and seven with a master's level degree.

Two writing schools are in Connecticut. Out of these, one school is public, while one school is private. Private writing school tuition is $29,852, while tuitions at a public writing school are $7,909.

Average tuition for programs in writing is $22,226. While the lowest tuition in this eastern state, which is $7,909 each year, is at Western Connecticut State University, the highest tuition for writing programs, which is $29,852 each year, is at the University of Hartford.

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

Writing Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 23 students graduate from writing programs in Connecticut every year. Of those, two students graduated with certificates in writing, 21 with a bachelor's level degree, and seven with a master's level degree.

Writing Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 5
  • Bachelor 2007: 6
  • Bachelor 2008: 2
  • Bachelor 2009: 2
  • Bachelor 2010: 21
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 14
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 7

Writing Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of four writing programs. Of these programs, about 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Writing Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40040
  • 25th Percentile: 47540
  • Median: 59050
  • 75th Percentile: 76170
  • 90th Percentile: 89290

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38740
  • 25th Percentile: 49780
  • Median: 64940
  • 75th Percentile: 78610
  • 90th Percentile: 96550

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57330
  • Median Salary 2007: 58440
  • Median Salary 2008: 56430
  • Median Salary 2009: 55700
  • Median Salary 2010: 59050
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 650

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55070
  • Median Salary 2007: 54760
  • Median Salary 2008: 61460
  • Median Salary 2009: 65030
  • Median Salary 2010: 64940
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Connecticut vs National Writing Employment

Connecticut vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.365% (1160)

Writing Schools in Connecticut

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1. Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Albertus Magnus College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1925. This school, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Haven, CT. It offers subjects including creative writing, political science, and english. Students are offered five certificates, three degrees at the associates level, 24 degrees at the bachelors level, and seven degrees at the masters level by it. 1,961 students sought degrees from the 31 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. This school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

2. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Danbury, CT. WestConn offers two writing programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in writing by this school and one master's level writing degree. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. WCSU is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering writing programs.

3. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. This university offers two writing programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in writing and one bachelor's level writing degree. The U of H is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. It is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering writing.

4. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1942. This school is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers subjects such as counseling, chemistry, and physics. Students are offered nine certificates, three associates level degrees, 43 bachelors level degrees, 28 degrees at the masters level, and one doctoral level degree by this school. In 2010, 5,181 students sought degrees from the 63 programs at this school. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

5. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Founded in 1893, Southern Connecticut State University is a public 4-year institution. SCSU, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Haven, CT. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Connecticut. SCSU offers 14 certificates, 39 bachelors level degrees, 41 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level to students. 11,964 students sought degrees from the 60 programs at SCSU in 2010. This public school offers subjects such as math and advanced nursing. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this school. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.