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Creative Writing Schools in Elgin, Illinois

There are seven schools located by Elgin, IL offering creative writing programs. In 2010, 188 students graduated from programs at Elgin creative writing schools. 107 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 81 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 222 students graduate from programs in this municipality in creative writing each year. This accounts for about 77% of students who schools in the state of Illinois graduate from creative writing programs. Of those, 107 students graduated with a degree in creative writing at the bachelor's level and 81 with a master's level degree.

Seven creative writing schools are located in Elgin. And out of these, while one school is public, six schools are private. Public creative writing school tuition is $8,752, while tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $19,610 to $40,223.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $29,482. While the lowest tuition in Elgin, which is $8,752 every year, is at Chicago State University, the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $40,223 per year, is at Northwestern University.

Elgin schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in creative writing.

Creative Writing Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Elgin, Illinois

On average, 222 students graduate from programs in this municipality in creative writing each year. This accounts for about 77% of students who schools in the state of Illinois graduate from creative writing programs. Of those, 107 students graduated with a degree in creative writing at the bachelor's level and 81 with a master's level degree.

Creative Writing Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Elgin, Illinois

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 84
  • Bachelor 2007: 82
  • Bachelor 2008: 103
  • Bachelor 2009: 99
  • Bachelor 2010: 107
  • Master 2006: 118
  • Master 2007: 113
  • Master 2008: 154
  • Master 2009: 144
  • Master 2010: 81

Creative Writing Program Availability in Elgin, Illinois

Elgin schools offer a total of 11 creative writing programs. Of these programs, about 54.5% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Elgin, Illinois

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

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: 26150
  • 25th Percentile: 40130
  • Median: 57060
  • 75th Percentile: 81160
  • 90th Percentile: 105190

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: 45530
  • Median Salary 2007: 52470
  • Median Salary 2008: 53460
  • Median Salary 2009: 55890
  • Median Salary 2010: 57060
  • Total Employed 2006: 1140
  • Total Employed 2007: 1040
  • Total Employed 2008: 1160
  • Total Employed 2009: 1320
  • Total Employed 2010: 1330

Elgin vs Illinois Creative Writing Employment

Elgin vs Illinois Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Elgin: 78.235% (1330)

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1. Chicago State University

9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
(773) 995-2000

2. Columbia College - Chicago

600 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
(312) 663-1600

3. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

4. North Central College

30 N Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 637-5100

5. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

6. Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605-1394
(312) 341-3500

7. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100