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Writing Schools in Kentucky

There are eight Kentucky schools offering writing programs. In 2010, 126 students graduated from programs at Kentucky writing schools. 59 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 86 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in writing per year. Out of those, 59 students graduated with a bachelor's level writing degree, 59 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Eight writing schools are in Kentucky. Out of these, while three schools are private, five schools are public. While private writing school tuition varies from $910 to $23,303, tuition at a public writing school varies from $6,264 to $8,424.

Average tuition for writing programs is $8,583. While the lowest tuition in this east central state, which is $910 each year, is at Berea College, the highest tuition for writing programs, which is $23,303 every year, is at Asbury University.

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

Writing Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 86 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in writing per year. Out of those, 59 students graduated with a bachelor's level writing degree, 59 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Writing Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 11
  • Bachelor 2009: 6
  • Bachelor 2010: 59
  • Master 2006: 41
  • Master 2007: 48
  • Master 2008: 36
  • Master 2009: 46
  • Master 2010: 59
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Writing Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of ten writing programs. Of these programs, around 60% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Writing Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33470
  • 25th Percentile: 38320
  • Median: 51560
  • 75th Percentile: 65530
  • 90th Percentile: 77820

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22730
  • 25th Percentile: 29570
  • Median: 39090
  • 75th Percentile: 52200
  • 90th Percentile: 63520

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46720
  • Median Salary 2007: 51100
  • Median Salary 2008: 52800
  • Median Salary 2009: 54870
  • Median Salary 2010: 51560
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40460
  • Median Salary 2007: 39890
  • Median Salary 2008: 39100
  • Median Salary 2009: 37810
  • Median Salary 2010: 39090
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Kentucky vs National Writing Employment

Kentucky vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.553% (470)

Writing Schools in Kentucky

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1. Berea College

101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182
(859) 985-3000

Berea College offers one program in writing. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering writing.

2. Spalding University

845 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188
(502) 585-9911

Spalding University, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. Spalding offers two programs in writing. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in writing and one master's level writing degree. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in writing.

3. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky and NKU offers one writing program. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering writing.

4. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University offers one writing program and Ashbury is located in Wilmore, KY. 1,623 students seek degrees in 56 programs at Ashbury, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering writing.

5. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one program in writing. Overall, 8,541 students pursue degrees in 84 MSU programs. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering writing.

6. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in writing. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering writing.

7. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers two writing programs. Out of those, this school offers one bachelor's level degree in writing to students and one master's level degree in writing. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. In terms of programs, MSU is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering writing.

8. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University offers one writing program and EKU is located in Richmond, KY. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.