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Creative Writing Schools in New York

There are 23 New York schools offering creative writing programs. In 2010, 602 students graduated with degrees from New York creative writing schools. 419 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 181 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 565 students graduate from programs in New York in creative writing every year. This accounts for approximately 11% of creative writing students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, two students graduated with a degree in creative writing at the associate's level, 181 with a bachelor's level degree, and 419 with a degree at the master's level.

23 creative writing schools are in this state. And of these, while eight schools are public, 15 schools are private. Tuition at a public creative writing school varies from $4,929 to $6,580, while private creative writing school tuition varies from $21,060 to $43,564.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $27,088. The highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $43,564 per year, is at Sarah Lawrence College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,929 each year, is at CUNY City College.

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

Creative Writing Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 565 students graduate from programs in New York in creative writing every year. This accounts for approximately 11% of creative writing students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, two students graduated with a degree in creative writing at the associate's level, 181 with a bachelor's level degree, and 419 with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 133
  • Bachelor 2007: 133
  • Bachelor 2008: 142
  • Bachelor 2009: 180
  • Bachelor 2010: 181
  • Master 2006: 367
  • Master 2007: 375
  • Master 2008: 387
  • Master 2009: 401
  • Master 2010: 419

Creative Writing Program Availability in New York

New York schools offer a total of 25 creative writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 56% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the associates level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in New York

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 14

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: 39940
  • 25th Percentile: 51750
  • Median: 74500
  • 75th Percentile: 104050
  • 90th Percentile: 155190

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: 54690
  • Median Salary 2007: 57810
  • Median Salary 2008: 66370
  • Median Salary 2009: 71330
  • Median Salary 2010: 74500
  • Total Employed 2006: 4170
  • Total Employed 2007: 4930
  • Total Employed 2008: 6040
  • Total Employed 2009: 6650
  • Total Employed 2010: 6840

New York vs National Creative Writing Employment

New York vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in New York: 16.691% (6840)

Creative Writing Schools in New York

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1. Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase St
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 694-2200

Founded in 1841, Manhattanville College is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Purchase, New York. This liberal arts college offers students one certificate, 40 bachelors level degrees, and 23 degrees at the masters level. 2,695 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this small school in 2010. Manhattanville offers subjects including art, english, and technology. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this school. This school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

2. Ithaca College

953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002
(607) 274-3011

Ithaca College is located in the suburbs of Ithaca, New York and Ithaca offers one creative writing program. IC is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Ithaca is the fifth largest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

3. Wells College

170 State Rte 90
Aurora, NY 13026-0500
(315) 364-3266

Wells College is in Aurora, New York, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Wells offers one program in creative writing. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in creative writing.

4. The Pratt Institute

200 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 636-3600

The Pratt Institute offers one creative writing program and this school, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Brooklyn, NY. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

5. Yeshiva University

500 W 185th St
New York, NY 10033-3299
(212) 960-5400

Yeshiva University offers one creative writing program and it is near New York, NY. 6,444 students pursue degrees in 78 programs at this mid-sized university, overall.

6. Hamilton College

198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, NY 13323
(315) 859-4011

Hamilton College offers one creative writing program and it is in the suburbs of Clinton, New York. This liberal arts college is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

7. Sarah Lawrence College

One Meadway
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-0700

Sarah Lawrence College is in the suburbs of Bronxville, New York and SLC offers one creative writing program. This liberal arts college is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

8. Cornell University

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-2000

Cornell University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Ithaca, NY and CU offers one program in creative writing. This university is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing in terms of programs.

9. CUNY Hunter College

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4000

CUNY Hunter College, which is 4.3 miles from the center of the city, is in New York, NY and it offers one creative writing program. It is a public 4-year institution. This large school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in creative writing.

10. SUNY at Purchase College

735 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, NY 10577-1400
(914) 251-6000

SUNY at Purchase College is in the suburbs of Purchase, New York and it offers one program in creative writing. This liberal arts college is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

11. CUNY Brooklyn College

2900 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 951-5000

CUNY Brooklyn College is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in creative writing. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in creative writing and one degree at the master's level in creative writing. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

12. Syracuse University

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-5040
(315) 443-1870

Syracuse University offers one creative writing program and Syracuse is near the center of the city. It is a 4-year research institution. This university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in creative writing.

13. Medaille College

18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214-2695
(716) 880-2000

Founded in 1875, Medaille College is a 4-year institution. Medaille, which is near the center of the city, is located in Buffalo, NY. This school offers subjects including science, liberal arts, and allied health. Students are offered three certificates, three degrees at the associates level, 26 degrees at the bachelors level, and 13 degrees at the masters level by it. In 2010, 2,742 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at Medaille. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it. This liberal arts college is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

14. SUNY College at Oswego

7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
(315) 312-2500

SUNY College at Oswego offers one program in creative writing. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in creative writing.

15. CUNY City College

160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-7000

CUNY City College, which is near the center of the city, is located in New York, NY and this school offers one program in creative writing. 15,416 students seek degrees in 96 CUNY City College programs, overall. City College is the ninth largest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

16. D'Youville College

320 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
(716) 829-8000

D'Youville College offers one program in creative writing and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Buffalo, NY. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the eighth largest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

17. Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-6600

Hofstra University is located in the suburbs of Hempstead, New York and it offers one creative writing program. 11,579 students pursue degrees in 190 Hofstra University programs, overall.

18. The New School

66 W 12th Street
New York, NY 10011-8603
(212) 229-5600

The New School, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY and it offers one program in creative writing. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing programs.

19. Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1754

Columbia University in the City of New York is near the center of the city. It offers two creative writing programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level creative writing degree and one master's level creative writing degree. Overall, 25,208 students pursue degrees in 435 Columbia University in the City of New York programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing programs.

20. Tompkins Cortland Community College

170 North St
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
(607) 844-8211

Tompkins Cortland Community College, which is very close to Dryden, New York, is in a rural setting and it offers one creative writing program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

21. New York University

70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012-1091
(212) 998-1212

New York University is near the center of the city and NYU offers one creative writing program. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing.

22. CUNY Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-5000

CUNY Queens College offers one program in creative writing and QC, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Flushing, NY. This school is a public 4-year institution.

23. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(631) 632-6000

Stony Brook University is in the suburbs of Stony Brook, New York and it offers one program in creative writing. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. SBU ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of New York.

24. Adelphi University

South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
(516) 877-3000

Adelphi University offers one creative writing program and it is in the suburbs of Garden City, New York. 7,917 students pursue degrees in 101 Adelphi University programs, overall.

25. Long Island University - Brooklyn

University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372
(718) 488-1000

Long Island University-Brooklyn offers one program in creative writing and LIU Brooklyn is 2.9 miles from the center of the city. This school is a 4-year institution. LIU Brooklyn is the ninth biggest institution in the state of New York offering creative writing in terms of programs.

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