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Creative Writing Schools in Ohio

There are 17 Ohio schools offering creative writing programs. In 2010, 235 students graduated from programs at Ohio creative writing schools. 152 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 61 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 203 students graduate from programs in Ohio in creative writing each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from creative writing programs. More specifically, 19 students graduated with creative writing certificates, three with an associate's level degree, 152 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 61 with a master's level degree.

17 creative writing schools are in Ohio. And of these, eight schools are public, while nine schools are private. While public creative writing school tuition varies from $4,863 to $12,786, tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $24,930 to $41,577.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $17,752. While the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $41,577 every year, is at Oberlin College, the lowest tuition in Ohio, which is $4,863 each year, is at the University of Cincinnati-Clermont College.

Ohio creative writing schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Ohio 2006 - 2010

On average, 203 students graduate from programs in Ohio in creative writing each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from creative writing programs. More specifically, 19 students graduated with creative writing certificates, three with an associate's level degree, 152 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 61 with a master's level degree.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Ohio 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 19
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 4
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 160
  • Bachelor 2007: 165
  • Bachelor 2008: 153
  • Bachelor 2009: 168
  • Bachelor 2010: 152
  • Master 2006: 4
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 13
  • Master 2010: 61

Creative Writing Program Availability in Ohio

Schools in this midwestern state offer a total of 21 creative writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 52.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Ohio

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 5

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: 27470
  • 25th Percentile: 35130
  • Median: 44740
  • 75th Percentile: 66590
  • 90th Percentile: 87020

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: 41640
  • Median Salary 2007: 44540
  • Median Salary 2008: 47920
  • Median Salary 2009: 43130
  • Median Salary 2010: 44740
  • Total Employed 2006: 1200
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 670
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Ohio vs National Creative Writing Employment

Ohio vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Ohio: 2.489% (1020)

Creative Writing Schools in Ohio

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1. Antioch University - Midwest

900 Dayton St
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
(937) 769-1800

Antioch University-Midwest offers one creative writing program and it is in town of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Overall, 645 students seek degrees in 32 AUM programs. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing programs.

2. Ohio Northern University

525 S. Main St
Ada, OH 45810-1599
(419) 772-2000

Ohio Northern University offers one creative writing program and it is located in town of Ada, Ohio. It is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing.

3. Ashland University

401 College Ave
Ashland, OH 44805
(419) 289-4142

Ashland University offers two programs in creative writing. More specifically, Ashland offers students one bachelor's level degree in creative writing and one degree at the master's level in creative writing. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing programs.

4. Ohio Wesleyan University

61 S Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015-2370
(740) 368-2000

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is a 4-year institution. Ohio Wesleyan is located in town of Delaware, Ohio. It offers subjects such as accounting and journalism. OWU offers 68 bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,911 students sought degrees from the 68 programs at OWU. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This liberal arts college is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Ohio.

5. The University of Cincinnati - Clermont College

4200 Clermont College Dr
Batavia, OH 45103
(513) 732-5200

The University of Cincinnati-Clermont College offers one creative writing program and this school is located in the suburbs of Batavia, Ohio. UC Clermont is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Clermont College ranks third in the state of Ohio.

6. Hiram College

Hinsdale Hall Third Floor
Hiram, OH 44234-0067
(330) 569-3211

Hiram College, which is very close to Hiram, Ohio, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in creative writing. 1,389 students seek degrees in 50 Hiram College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing.

7. Oberlin College

70 N Professor St
Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 775-8411

Oberlin College is located in the suburbs of Oberlin, Ohio and it offers one program in creative writing. This small school is a 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing programs.

8. Bowling Green State University

220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green, OH 43403
(419) 372-2531

Bowling Green State University offers two programs in creative writing. More specifically, Bowling Green offers students one bachelor's level degree in creative writing and one degree at the master's level in creative writing. Bowling Green is one of 13 research universities in Ohio.

9. Miami University - Oxford

501 East High St
Oxford, OH 45056
(513) 529-1809

Miami University-Oxford offers one creative writing program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing programs.

10. The University of Findlay

1000 N Main St
Findlay, OH 45840-3653
(419) 422-8313

The University of Findlay offers one program in creative writing. 5,438 students pursue degrees in 98 programs at this school, overall. UF ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Ohio.

11. Sinclair Community College

444 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402-1460
(937) 512-3000

Sinclair Community College is located in the center of Dayton and it offers one program in creative writing. Overall, 21,994 students pursue degrees in 136 programs at this college. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing in terms of programs.

12. Owens Community College

30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551
(567) 661-7000

Owens Community College is located in Perrysburg, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in creative writing. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Ohio. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in creative writing.

13. Youngstown State University

One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555-0001
(877) 468-6978

Youngstown State University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1908. This school is in the center of Youngstown. YSU offers subjects including educational leadership, visual communications, and nursing. Students are offered 22 certificates, 31 degrees at the associates level, 121 degrees at the bachelors level, 58 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees by this school. In 2010, 15,084 students sought degrees from the 155 programs at YSU. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. YSU is one of 115 public post-secondary institutions in Ohio.

14. Baldwin-Wallace College - Wallace College

275 Eastland Rd
Berea, OH 44017-2088
(440) 826-2900

Baldwin-Wallace College-Wallace College offers one creative writing program and Baldwin-Wallace is in the suburbs of Berea, Ohio. 4,345 students seek degrees in 83 Baldwin-Wallace programs, overall. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in creative writing.

15. The University of Cincinnati - Main

2624 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063
(513) 556-6000

The University of Cincinnati-Main is near the center of the city and it offers one creative writing program. Cincinnati is a public, 4-year, research institution. This big university is the third largest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing in terms of programs.

16. Bluffton University

1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104
(419) 358-3000

Bluffton University offers one creative writing program. It is a 4-year institution.

17. The University of Akron Main Campus

302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702
(330) 972-7111

The University of Akron Main Campus is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in creative writing. Specifically, this university offers one creative writing certificate to students and one master's level creative writing degree. Overall, 27,076 students pursue degrees in 414 UA programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing programs.

18. Cleveland State University

2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
(216) 687-2000

Cleveland State University is 1.0 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one program in creative writing. Overall, 17,386 students seek degrees in 141 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Ohio.

19. Capital University

1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209-2394
(614) 236-6011

Capital University offers one program in creative writing and this school is in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. It is a 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering creative writing programs.