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Writing Schools in Maine

There are four Maine schools offering writing programs. In 2010, 75 students graduated with degrees from Maine writing schools. 38 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 37 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 73 students graduate from programs in Maine in writing per year. Specifically, 37 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in writing and 38 with a master's level degree.

Four writing schools are located in this northeastern state. And of these, while two schools are private, two schools are public.

Average tuition for writing programs is the cost. The lowest tuition in Maine is at the University of Southern Maine, while the highest tuition for writing programs, which is the cost per year, is at the University of Maine at Farmington.

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

Writing Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

On average, 73 students graduate from programs in Maine in writing per year. Specifically, 37 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in writing and 38 with a master's level degree.

Writing Program Completions in Maine 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 28
  • Bachelor 2007: 45
  • Bachelor 2008: 25
  • Bachelor 2009: 29
  • Bachelor 2010: 37
  • Master 2006: 35
  • Master 2007: 40
  • Master 2008: 46
  • Master 2009: 43
  • Master 2010: 38

Writing Program Availability in Maine

Maine schools offer a total of four programs in writing. Of these programs, close to 75% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Writing Program Availability in Maine

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35200
  • 25th Percentile: 39690
  • Median: 51290
  • 75th Percentile: 64070
  • 90th Percentile: 73730

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23050
  • 25th Percentile: 33410
  • Median: 47010
  • 75th Percentile: 62400
  • 90th Percentile: 77090

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49460
  • Median Salary 2007: 46060
  • Median Salary 2008: 44900
  • Median Salary 2009: 46620
  • Median Salary 2010: 51290
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44100
  • Median Salary 2007: 50960
  • Median Salary 2008: 49180
  • Median Salary 2009: 44460
  • Median Salary 2010: 47010
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Maine vs National Writing Employment

Maine vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Maine: 0.247% (210)

Writing Schools in Maine

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1. Colby College

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901-8840
(207) 859-4000

Colby College is located in Waterville, Maine, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Colby offers one writing program. 1,825 students seek degrees in 43 Colby programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Maine offering writing.

2. Bates College

2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, ME 4240
(207) 786-6000

Bates College offers one program in writing and this school, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lewiston, ME. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Maine offering writing.

3. The University of Maine at Farmington

224 Main St
Farmington, ME 04938-9978
(207) 778-7000

The University of Maine at Farmington, which is very close to Farmington, Maine, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in writing. UMF is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Maine offering writing programs.

4. The University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4103
(207) 780-4141

The University of Southern Maine, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Portland, ME and it offers one writing program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This public university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Maine.

5. The University of Maine

University of Maine
Orono, ME 4469
(207) 581-1110

Founded in 1865, the University of Maine is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is in the suburbs of Orono, Maine. It is the biggest institution in the state of Maine. This research university offers subjects including chemistry and music. Students are offered 11 certificates, 86 bachelors level degrees, 76 degrees at the masters level, and 41 degrees at the doctoral level by it. In 2010, 11,501 students pursued degrees from the 103 programs at this university. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this university. UMaine is one of 3 research universities in Maine.