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Creative Writing Schools in Missouri

There are six Missouri schools offering creative writing programs. 55 students graduated with degrees from Missouri creative writing schools in 2010. 41 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 14 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

45 students graduate from programs in this state in creative writing, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of creative writing students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 14 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and 41 with a degree at the master's level.

Six creative writing schools are in this state. Out of these, while three schools are public, three schools are private. While tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $13,540 to $29,866, tuition at a public creative writing school varies from $6,276 to $8,631.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $10,943. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,276 each year, is at Missouri State University-Springfield, the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $29,866 every year, is at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Missouri creative writing schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

45 students graduate from programs in this state in creative writing, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of creative writing students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 14 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and 41 with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 10
  • Bachelor 2008: 12
  • Bachelor 2009: 9
  • Bachelor 2010: 14
  • Master 2006: 12
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 24
  • Master 2009: 17
  • Master 2010: 41

Creative Writing Program Availability in Missouri

Missouri schools offer a total of seven programs in creative writing. Of these programs, approximately 57.1% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Missouri

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 4

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: 23290
  • 25th Percentile: 32420
  • Median: 44920
  • 75th Percentile: 65070
  • 90th Percentile: 89270

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: 42380
  • Median Salary 2007: 45510
  • Median Salary 2008: 48270
  • Median Salary 2009: 46690
  • Median Salary 2010: 44920
  • Total Employed 2006: 1480
  • Total Employed 2007: 1400
  • Total Employed 2008: 1330
  • Total Employed 2009: 1110
  • Total Employed 2010: 950

Missouri vs National Creative Writing Employment

Missouri vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 2.318% (950)

Creative Writing Schools in Missouri

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1. The Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111-1874
(816) 472-4852

The Kansas City Art Institute is near the center of the city and KCAI offers one creative writing program. KCAI ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

2. Stephens College

1200 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65215
(573) 442-2211

Stephens College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Columbia, MO and it offers one program in creative writing. This school is a 4-year institution. Stephens is the second biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering creative writing.

3. The University of Missouri - St Louis

One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
(314) 516-5000

The University of Missouri-St Louis offers one creative writing program and it is in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This research university is the second largest institution in the state of Missouri offering creative writing.

4. Missouri State University - Springfield

901 S National
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5000

Missouri State University-Springfield is near the center of the city and it offers one creative writing program. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in creative writing.

5. The University of Missouri - Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-1000

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in creative writing. UMKC is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. It is the third largest institution in the state of Missouri offering creative writing.

6. Lindenwood University

209 S Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301-1695
(636) 949-2000

Lindenwood University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in St. Charles, MO. This school offers two creative writing programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in creative writing by it and one creative writing degree at the master's level. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Lindenwood is the largest institution in the state of Missouri offering creative writing.