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Creative Writing Schools in Michigan

There are ten schools in the state of Michigan offering creative writing programs. 240 students graduated with degrees from Michigan creative writing schools in 2010. 181 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 52 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

233 students graduate from creative writing programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from creative writing programs. Specifically, four students graduated with an associate's level creative writing degree, 181 with a bachelor's level degree, 52 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Ten creative writing schools are located in Michigan. And of these, while three schools are private, seven schools are public. Private creative writing school tuition varies from $19,790 to $31,186, while tuition at a public creative writing school varies from $7,308 to $11,837.

Average tuition for creative writing programs is $11,983. While the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $7,308 every year, is at Saginaw Valley State University, the highest tuition for programs in creative writing, which is $31,186 every year, is at Albion College.

Michigan creative writing schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

233 students graduate from creative writing programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from creative writing programs. Specifically, four students graduated with an associate's level creative writing degree, 181 with a bachelor's level degree, 52 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 162
  • Bachelor 2007: 161
  • Bachelor 2008: 162
  • Bachelor 2009: 161
  • Bachelor 2010: 181
  • Master 2006: 49
  • Master 2007: 57
  • Master 2008: 58
  • Master 2009: 49
  • Master 2010: 52
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Creative Writing Program Availability in Michigan

Schools in this state offer a total of 16 creative writing programs. Of these programs, close to 56.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Michigan

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 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: 23630
  • 25th Percentile: 35360
  • Median: 47400
  • 75th Percentile: 62650
  • 90th Percentile: 85810

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: 47290
  • Median Salary 2007: 45430
  • Median Salary 2008: 45480
  • Median Salary 2009: 43430
  • Median Salary 2010: 47400
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 1100
  • Total Employed 2008: 1120
  • Total Employed 2009: 910
  • Total Employed 2010: 730

Michigan vs National Creative Writing Employment

Michigan vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 1.781% (730)

Creative Writing Schools in Michigan

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1. Albion College

611 E Porter St
Albion, MI 49224
(517) 629-1000

Albion College offers one program in creative writing. It is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Michigan.

2. Spring Arbor University

106 E. Main St
Spring Arbor, MI 49283-9799
(517) 750-1200

Founded in 1873, Spring Arbor University is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Spring Arbor, Michigan. This mid-sized school offers subjects including sports psychology and science. SAU offers one certificate, two degrees at the associates level, 67 degrees at the bachelors level, and eight degrees at the masters level to students. 4,195 students sought degrees from the 74 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University is located in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan. It offers two programs in creative writing. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in creative writing by this school and one master's level degree in creative writing. 23,565 students pursue degrees in 269 EMU programs, overall. Eastern Michigan is the third oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering creative writing programs.

4. Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Saginaw Valley State University is located in University Center, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in creative writing. This medium-sized school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering creative writing.

5. Cornerstone University

1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5897
(616) 949-5300

Cornerstone University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Grand Rapids, MI and CU offers one program in creative writing. Cornerstone ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

6. Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Kalamazoo, MI. This university offers three programs in creative writing. Out of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in creative writing, one master's level creative writing degree, and one doctorate level creative writing degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Michigan offering creative writing.

7. The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 764-1817

The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers two creative writing programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in creative writing by it and one master's level creative writing degree. It is located in the center of Ann Arbor. Overall, 41,924 students seek degrees in 355 U-M programs. In terms of enrollment, Michigan ranks first in the state of Michigan.

8. Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Northern Michigan University offers two programs in creative writing. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in creative writing and one creative writing degree at the master's level. This school is in Marquette, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 9,417 students pursue degrees in 160 NMW programs. This school ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

9. Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
(517) 483-1957

Lansing Community College is in the center of Lansing and it offers one creative writing program. It is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering creative writing programs.

10. Central Michigan University

Central Michigan College
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-4000

Central Michigan University is in town of Mount Pleasant, Michigan. This school offers two programs in creative writing. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level creative writing degree by this large school and one creative writing degree at the master's level. This school is a public 4-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

11. Siena Heights University

1247 E. Siena Heights Dr
Adrian, MI 49221
(517) 263-0731

Siena Heights University offers one program in creative writing and SHU is located in Adrian, MI. Overall, 2,408 students pursue degrees in 120 Sienna programs. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in creative writing.