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Creative Writing Schools in New Jersey

There are five New Jersey schools offering creative writing programs. 52 students graduated from programs at New Jersey creative writing schools in 2010. 33 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 16 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

33 students graduate from creative writing programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of creative writing students who US schools graduate. Specifically, three students graduated with a creative writing degree at the associate's level, 16 with a bachelor's level degree, and 33 with a degree at the master's level.

Five creative writing schools are located in New Jersey. Of these, three schools are public, while two schools are private. While tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $31,890 to $33,410, public creative writing school tuition varies from $12,069 to $12,364.

Average tuition for creative writing programs is $24,092. While the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $33,410 each year, is at Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $12,069 per year, is at Rutgers University-Newark.

New Jersey schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in creative writing.

Creative Writing Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

33 students graduate from creative writing programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of creative writing students who US schools graduate. Specifically, three students graduated with a creative writing degree at the associate's level, 16 with a bachelor's level degree, and 33 with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 4
  • Bachelor 2007: 6
  • Bachelor 2008: 7
  • Bachelor 2009: 16
  • Bachelor 2010: 16
  • Master 2006: 15
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 28
  • Master 2010: 33

Creative Writing Program Availability in New Jersey

Schools in New Jersey offer a total of six creative writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 50% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the associates level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in New Jersey

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 3

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: 29210
  • 25th Percentile: 36490
  • Median: 51490
  • 75th Percentile: 69920
  • 90th Percentile: 87200

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: 51570
  • Median Salary 2007: 48690
  • Median Salary 2008: 46380
  • Median Salary 2009: 48400
  • Median Salary 2010: 51490
  • Total Employed 2006: 820
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 1230
  • Total Employed 2009: 1160
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

New Jersey vs National Creative Writing Employment

New Jersey vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in New Jersey: 2.733% (1120)

Creative Writing Schools in New Jersey

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1. Warren County Community College

475 Rte 57 W
Washington, NJ 07882-4343
(908) 835-9222

Warren County Community College is in Washington, NJ and it offers one program in creative writing. Overall, 2,338 students pursue degrees in 21 Warren County Community College programs. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks first in the state of New Jersey.

2. Seton Hall University

400 S Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079-2697
(973) 761-9000

Seton Hall University is located in the suburbs of South Orange, New Jersey and it offers one program in creative writing. 9,836 students seek degrees in 108 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the second biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering creative writing.

3. Rutgers University - Camden

406 Penn
Camden, NJ 8102
(856) 225-6095

Rutgers University-Camden is 1.5 miles from the center of the city and it offers one creative writing program. Rutgers is a public 4-year institution. This public school is the second oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in creative writing.

4. Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham

285 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 7940
(973) 443-8500

Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham offers two programs in creative writing. More specifically, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in creative writing to students and one creative writing degree at the master's level. It is located in the suburbs of Madison, New Jersey. It is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering creative writing.

5. Rutgers University - Newark

249 University Avenue- Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 353-1766

Rutgers University-Newark is located in the center of Newark and it offers one creative writing program. Rutgers is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey. Rutgers is the oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in creative writing.