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Writing Schools in New Jersey

There are eight New Jersey schools offering writing programs. 201 students graduated with degrees from New Jersey writing schools in 2010. 154 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 41 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 121 students graduate from programs in this state in writing each year. This accounts for 1% of writing students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with writing certificates, three with an associate's level degree, 154 with a bachelor's level degree, and 41 with a master's level degree.

Eight writing schools are in New Jersey. And of these, while four schools are private, four schools are public. Public writing school tuition varies from $12,069 to $13,370, while tuition at a private writing school varies from $30,470 to $39,816.

Average tuition for programs in writing is $25,472. While the highest tuition for programs in writing, which is $39,816 per year, is at the Stevens Institute of Technology, the lowest tuition in New Jersey, which is $12,069 each year, is at Rutgers University-Newark.

Schools in New Jersey offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in writing.

Writing Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

On average, 121 students graduate from programs in this state in writing each year. This accounts for 1% of writing students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with writing certificates, three with an associate's level degree, 154 with a bachelor's level degree, and 41 with a master's level degree.

Writing Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 11
  • Bachelor 2008: 11
  • Bachelor 2009: 21
  • Bachelor 2010: 154
  • Master 2006: 28
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 25
  • Master 2009: 36
  • Master 2010: 41

Writing Program Availability in New Jersey

New Jersey schools offer a total of 11 writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 36.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Writing Program Availability in New Jersey

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39300
  • 25th Percentile: 50950
  • Median: 68550
  • 75th Percentile: 90100
  • 90th Percentile: 110790

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29210
  • 25th Percentile: 36490
  • Median: 51490
  • 75th Percentile: 69920
  • 90th Percentile: 87200

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63710
  • Median Salary 2007: 61840
  • Median Salary 2008: 62150
  • Median Salary 2009: 66370
  • Median Salary 2010: 68550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1530
  • Total Employed 2007: 1450
  • Total Employed 2008: 1750
  • Total Employed 2009: 1540
  • Total Employed 2010: 1640

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy 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 Writing Employment

New Jersey vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in New Jersey: 3.248% (2760)

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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 located in town of Washington, New Jersey and it offers one writing program. 2,338 students seek degrees in 21 programs at this college, overall. This community college is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering writing in terms of programs.

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2. Seton Hall University

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

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

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3. The New Jersey Institute of Technology

University Heights
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 596-3000

The New Jersey Institute of Technology, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Newark, NJ. It offers three programs in writing. Of those, students are offered one writing certificate by NJIT, one bachelor's level degree in writing, and one writing degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.

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4. Rutgers University - Camden

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

Rutgers University-Camden is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one writing program. Overall, 6,158 students pursue degrees in 48 Rutgers programs. It is the third biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering writing in terms of programs.

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5. The Stevens Institute of Technology

Castle Point On Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5991
(201) 216-5000

The Stevens Institute of Technology is in the suburbs of Hoboken, New Jersey and Stevens offers one program in writing. This medium-sized university is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey. Stevens is the second biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering writing in terms of programs.

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6. Rider University

2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
(609) 896-5000

Rider University is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, New Jersey and Rider offers one writing program. 5,776 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, Rider is the third largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering writing.

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7. Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham

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

Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham is in the suburbs of Madison, New Jersey. FDU offers two writing programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level writing degree by it and one writing degree at the master's level. Overall, 3,288 students pursue degrees in 55 programs at FDU. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering writing.

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8. Rutgers University - Newark

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

Rutgers University-Newark offers one writing program and it is in the center of Newark. Rutgers is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering writing programs.