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Creative Writing Schools in Iowa

There are four schools in the state of Iowa offering creative writing programs. 18 students graduated from programs at Iowa creative writing schools in 2010. 12 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 18 students graduate from creative writing programs in Iowa each year. More specifically, 12 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and six with a degree at the master's level.

Four creative writing schools are in Iowa. And out of these, three schools are private, while one school is public. Tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $18,760 to $30,860, while public creative writing school tuitions are $6,997.

Average tuition for creative writing programs is $14,554. While the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $30,860 every year, is at Coe College, the lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

Schools in Iowa offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees for creative writing students.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 18 students graduate from creative writing programs in Iowa each year. More specifically, 12 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and six with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 10
  • Bachelor 2008: 18
  • Bachelor 2009: 20
  • Bachelor 2010: 12
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 1
  • Master 2009: 4
  • Master 2010: 6

Creative Writing Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of four creative writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 75% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Iowa

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

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: 20480
  • 25th Percentile: 26190
  • Median: 39880
  • 75th Percentile: 56110
  • 90th Percentile: 74010

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: 38630
  • Median Salary 2007: 38840
  • Median Salary 2008: 38490
  • Median Salary 2009: 38610
  • Median Salary 2010: 39880
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Iowa vs National Creative Writing Employment

Iowa vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.732% (300)

Creative Writing Schools in Iowa

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1. Waldorf College

106 S Sixth St
Forest City, IA 50436-1713
(641) 585-2450

Waldorf College is in town of Forest City, Iowa and it offers one program in creative writing. Overall, 643 students pursue degrees in 17 Waldorf programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering creative writing programs.

2. Coe College

1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092
(319) 399-8000

Coe College offers one program in creative writing and Coe, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering creative writing.

3. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University offers one creative writing program and ISU, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Ames, IA. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa State ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

4. Loras College

1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52004-0178
(563) 588-7100

Loras College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1839. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Dubuque, IA. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa. It offers subjects such as teaching and computer science. This school offers students one associates level degree, 43 degrees at the bachelors level, and ten masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,562 students pursued degrees from the 51 programs at Loras. This liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Loras is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

5. Northwestern College

101 Seventh St SW
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 707-7000

Northwestern College is located in Orange City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and NWC offers one creative writing program. 1,243 students seek degrees in 46 programs at Northwestern, overall. Northwestern is the third oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering creative writing programs.