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Writing Schools in New York

There are 37 schools in the state of New York offering writing programs. In 2010, 1,413 students graduated from programs at New York writing schools. 854 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 516 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 973 students graduate from programs in New York in writing per year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from writing programs. Of those, 16 students graduated with writing certificates, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 854 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 516 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

37 writing schools are in this state. Out of these, while 21 schools are private, 16 schools are public. While tuition at a private writing school varies from $17,565 to $43,564, tuition at a public writing school varies from $4,912 to $6,881.

Average tuition for programs in writing is $24,491. The highest tuition for programs in writing, which is $43,564 each year, is at Sarah Lawrence College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,912 each year, is at CUNY York College.

Writing schools in this eastern state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Writing Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 973 students graduate from programs in New York in writing per year. This accounts for 10% of students who schools in the United States graduate from writing programs. Of those, 16 students graduated with writing certificates, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 854 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 516 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Writing Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 5
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 22
  • Bachelor 2006: 137
  • Bachelor 2007: 143
  • Bachelor 2008: 145
  • Bachelor 2009: 184
  • Bachelor 2010: 854
  • Master 2006: 367
  • Master 2007: 375
  • Master 2008: 387
  • Master 2009: 404
  • Master 2010: 516
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Writing Program Availability in New York

Schools in this state offer a total of 59 writing programs. Of these programs, 52.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Writing Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 31
  • Master: 20
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34680
  • 25th Percentile: 48870
  • Median: 65720
  • 75th Percentile: 82230
  • 90th Percentile: 101190

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39940
  • 25th Percentile: 51750
  • Median: 74500
  • 75th Percentile: 104050
  • 90th Percentile: 155190

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59820
  • Median Salary 2007: 59830
  • Median Salary 2008: 61660
  • Median Salary 2009: 66220
  • Median Salary 2010: 65720
  • Total Employed 2006: 2090
  • Total Employed 2007: 1940
  • Total Employed 2008: 1890
  • Total Employed 2009: 1740
  • Total Employed 2010: 1870

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy 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 Writing Employment

New York vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in New York: 10.251% (8710)

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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.

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2. Ithaca College

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

Ithaca College offers two writing programs. IC offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in writing to students. Ithaca is in the suburbs of Ithaca, New York. IC is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York. In terms of programs, Ithaca is the fourth largest institution in the state of New York offering writing.

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3. Wells College

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

Wells College, which is very close to Aurora, New York, is located in a rural setting and this school offers one writing program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

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4. The Pratt Institute

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

The Pratt Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Brooklyn, NY and this school offers one program in writing. It is a 4-year institution.

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5. Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Six Metrotech Ctr
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 260-3100

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Brooklyn, NY. This university offers two programs in writing. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level writing degree to students and one master's level writing degree. This research university is a 4-year research institution.

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6. Dowling College

150 Idle Hour Blvd
Oakdale, NY 11769-1999
(631) 244-3000

Dowling College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1955. Dowling is in the suburbs of Oakdale, New York. It offers subjects including psychology and art. Dowling offers eight certificates, 44 degrees at the bachelors level, 19 degrees at the masters level, and one doctoral level degree to students. In 2010, 5,198 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at this school. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it.

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7. Saint Joseph's College - New York

245 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688
(718) 940-5300

Saint Joseph's College-New York, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Brooklyn, NY and SJC offers one program in writing. This small school is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

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8. Yeshiva University

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

Yeshiva University is located near New York, NY. It offers three writing programs. It offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in writing. 6,444 students pursue degrees in 78 programs at this mid-sized university, overall.

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9. CUNY Kingsborough Community College

2001 Oriental Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11235-2398
(718) 265-5343

CUNY Kingsborough Community College, which is 5.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Brooklyn, NY and KCC offers one program in writing. This college is one of 35 community colleges in New York. KCC is the second oldest institution in the state of New York offering writing programs.

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10. SUNY College at Potsdam

Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676-2294
(315) 267-2000

SUNY College at Potsdam offers one writing program. It is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

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11. Hamilton College

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

Hamilton College offers one program in writing and Hamilton is in the suburbs of Clinton, New York. Hamilton is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

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12. Sarah Lawrence College

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

Sarah Lawrence College is located in the suburbs of Bronxville, New York and it offers one writing program. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

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13. CUNY York College

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11451
(718) 262-2000

CUNY York College is located in the center of Jamaica and it offers one writing program. 7,821 students pursue degrees in 36 York College programs, overall.

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14. The Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411

The Rochester Institute of Technology is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York and RIT offers one writing program. It is one of 22 research universities in New York. This university is the second largest institution in the state of New York offering writing in terms of programs.

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15. Cornell University

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

Cornell University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Ithaca, NY and Cornell offers one program in writing. Overall, 20,939 students pursue degrees in 297 Cornell programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in writing.

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16. SUNY College at Oneonta

Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015
(607) 436-3500

SUNY College at Oneonta offers one writing program. 5,989 students pursue degrees in 54 SUNY Oneonta programs, overall.

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17. CUNY Hunter College

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

CUNY Hunter College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New York, NY and it offers one writing program. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this large school ranks sixth in the state of New York.

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18. SUNY at Purchase College

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

SUNY at Purchase College offers one program in writing and this school is located in the suburbs of Purchase, New York. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

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19. SUNY at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
(518) 442-3300

SUNY at Albany is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two writing programs. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in writing and one degree at the master's level in writing. This research university is one of 22 research universities in New York.

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20. SUNY at Binghamton

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 777-2000

SUNY at Binghamton is in the suburbs of Vestal, New York and this university offers one writing program. Overall, 14,895 students pursue degrees in 135 programs at Bingham.

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21. CUNY Brooklyn College

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

CUNY Brooklyn College offers three writing programs. Specifically, BC offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in writing to students and one master's level degree in writing. It is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown. This large school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York. It is the second largest institution in the state of New York offering writing in terms of programs.

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22. Syracuse University

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

Syracuse University is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. SU offers five writing programs. Out of those, it offers two bachelor's level degrees in writing to students, two master's level degrees in writing, and one degree at the doctorate level in writing. 20,407 students pursue degrees in 250 Syracuse University programs, overall.

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23. SUNY College at Buffalo

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4000

SUNY College at Buffalo offers one program in writing and Buffalo State is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. 12,419 students seek degrees in 93 Buffalo State programs, overall.

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24. 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.

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25. SUNY College at Oswego

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

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

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26. CUNY City College

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

CUNY City College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY and it offers one program in writing. 15,416 students seek degrees in 96 CUNY City College programs, overall. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of New York offering writing in terms of programs.

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27. Pace University - New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598
(212) 346-1200

Pace University-New York is in the center of New York and it offers one writing program. 12,752 students pursue degrees in 260 programs at this school, overall.

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28. D'Youville College

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

D'Youville College, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Buffalo, NY. It offers two writing programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in writing by it. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

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29. State University of New York at New Paltz

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
(877) 696-7411

State University of New York at New Paltz offers one program in writing. This school is a public 4-year institution.

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30. Hofstra University

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

Hofstra University is located in the suburbs of Hempstead, New York and this school offers one program in writing. Overall, 11,579 students seek degrees in 190 Hofstra University programs.

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31. St John's University - New York

8000 Utopia Pky
Queens, NY 11439
(718) 990-6161

St John's University-New York is located in the center of Queens. It offers two programs in writing. It offers students two bachelor's level writing degrees. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering writing.

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32. The New School

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

The New School, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in New York, NY and it offers one writing program. 10,678 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this school, overall.

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33. 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 offers two programs in writing. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level writing degree by it and one writing degree at the master's level. This ivy league university is near the heart of downtown. This university is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of New York offering writing programs.

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34. Tompkins Cortland Community College

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

Tompkins Cortland Community College is located in Dryden, New York, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one writing program. 5,513 students pursue degrees in 38 Tompkins Cortland Community College programs, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of New York offering writing programs.

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35. New York University

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

New York University is near the heart of downtown. NYU offers four programs in writing. Specifically, it offers one writing certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in writing, and two degrees at the master's level in writing. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, NYU is the largest institution in the state of New York offering writing.

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36. Teachers College at Columbia University

525 W 120th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 678-3000

Teachers College at Columbia University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY. This university offers two writing programs. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the master's level in writing and one doctorate level writing degree. TC is one of 22 research universities in New York.

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37. CUNY Queens College

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

CUNY Queens College offers one program in writing and QC, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Flushing, NY. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of New York offering writing in terms of programs.

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38. Stony Brook University

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

Stony Brook University is located in the suburbs of Stony Brook, New York. It offers three writing programs. Of those, students are offered one writing certificate by SBU and two master's level degrees in writing. Overall, 24,363 students seek degrees in 189 programs at this university.

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39. Adelphi University

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

Adelphi University is in the suburbs of Garden City, New York and it offers one program in writing. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in writing.

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40. Long Island University - Brooklyn

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

Long Island University-Brooklyn offers three programs in writing. Specifically, it offers one associate's level writing degree to students, one bachelor's level degree in writing, and one writing degree at the master's level. LIU is near the center of the city.

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