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Writing Schools in Florida

There are 12 schools in the state of Florida offering writing programs. In 2010, 398 students graduated with degrees from Florida writing schools. 331 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 54 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 287 students graduate from writing programs in this state every year. This accounts for 2% of writing students who US schools graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with writing certificates, 331 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 54 with a degree at the master's level, and ten with a degree at the doctorate level.

12 writing schools are in this gulf state. And of these, six schools are public, while six schools are private. Private writing school tuition varies from $22,150 to $37,836, while public writing school tuition varies from $3,835 to $5,238.

Average tuition for writing programs is $15,131. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,835 each year, is at Florida Atlantic University, while the highest tuition for writing programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami.

Writing schools in Florida offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Writing Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 287 students graduate from writing programs in this state every year. This accounts for 2% of writing students who US schools graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with writing certificates, 331 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 54 with a degree at the master's level, and ten with a degree at the doctorate level.

Writing Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 114
  • Bachelor 2007: 131
  • Bachelor 2008: 111
  • Bachelor 2009: 107
  • Bachelor 2010: 331
  • Master 2006: 47
  • Master 2007: 42
  • Master 2008: 62
  • Master 2009: 66
  • Master 2010: 54
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 10

Writing Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this state offer a total of 19 writing programs. Of these programs, close to 47.4% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Writing Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33880
  • 25th Percentile: 41380
  • Median: 54120
  • 75th Percentile: 67300
  • 90th Percentile: 83010

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22510
  • 25th Percentile: 31860
  • Median: 43970
  • 75th Percentile: 61000
  • 90th Percentile: 87340

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55450
  • Median Salary 2007: 58570
  • Median Salary 2008: 55640
  • Median Salary 2009: 53600
  • Median Salary 2010: 54120
  • Total Employed 2006: 1760
  • Total Employed 2007: 1510
  • Total Employed 2008: 1640
  • Total Employed 2009: 1610
  • Total Employed 2010: 1700

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44290
  • Median Salary 2007: 45810
  • Median Salary 2008: 46750
  • Median Salary 2009: 44500
  • Median Salary 2010: 43970
  • Total Employed 2006: 1700
  • Total Employed 2007: 1960
  • Total Employed 2008: 2030
  • Total Employed 2009: 1970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1860

Florida vs National Writing Employment

Florida vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 4.190% (3560)

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1. Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700
(727) 867-1166

Eckerd College, which is near the center of the city, is located in St. Petersburg, FL and it offers one writing program. Overall, 2,346 students pursue degrees in 62 Eckerd programs. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering writing programs.

2. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers four writing programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in writing by USF, two writing degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level writing degree. This research university, which is 7.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering writing.

3. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida offers two writing programs. Of those, students are offered one master's level degree in writing by it and one writing degree at the doctorate level. This research university is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

4. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa is near the center of the city and it offers one program in writing. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in writing.

5. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL and Florida Atlantic offers one program in writing. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in writing.

6. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida and it offers one program in writing. 42,197 students seek degrees in 211 programs at FIU, overall. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

7. Saint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459
(305) 625-6000

Saint Thomas University is in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida. This school offers two programs in writing. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in writing by STU and one writing degree at the bachelor's level. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering writing.

8. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University offers one writing program and it is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It is a 4-year research institution. This big university is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering writing programs.

9. Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
(863) 680-4111

Florida Southern College offers one program in writing and FSC, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lakeland, FL. 2,434 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this university, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering writing in terms of programs.

10. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is near the center of the city, is in Gainesville, FL and it offers one writing program. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. The U of F is the seventh largest institution in the state of Florida offering writing in terms of programs.

11. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. This university offers two writing programs. Out of those, this big university offers one writing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in writing. The U of M is a 4-year research institution. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in writing.

12. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tallahassee, FL and FSU offers one program in writing. 40,416 students seek degrees in 281 programs at Florida State, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering writing in terms of programs.