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Creative Writing Schools in South Carolina

There are three South Carolina schools offering creative writing programs. 14 students graduated from programs at South Carolina creative writing schools in 2010. Eight of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

15 students graduate from creative writing programs in South Carolina, on average, each year. Of those, eight students graduated with a degree in creative writing at the bachelor's level and six with a degree at the master's level.

Three creative writing schools are in this state. Out of these, while one school is public, two schools are private. While private creative writing school tuition varies from $12,530 to $26,138, tuition at a public creative writing school is $9,786.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $13,511. The highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $26,138 each year, is at Converse College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $9,786 each year, is at the University of South Carolina-Columbia.

South Carolina creative writing schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Creative Writing Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

15 students graduate from creative writing programs in South Carolina, on average, each year. Of those, eight students graduated with a degree in creative writing at the bachelor's level and six with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 13
  • Bachelor 2009: 19
  • Bachelor 2010: 8
  • Master 2006: 3
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 4
  • Master 2010: 6

Creative Writing Program Availability in South Carolina

Schools in this southern state offer a total of four programs in creative writing. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in South Carolina

  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 2

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: 21980
  • 25th Percentile: 28580
  • Median: 46400
  • 75th Percentile: 59330
  • 90th Percentile: 81830

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: 32340
  • Median Salary 2007: 39490
  • Median Salary 2008: 42520
  • Median Salary 2009: 44320
  • Median Salary 2010: 46400
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

South Carolina vs National Creative Writing Employment

South Carolina vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in South Carolina: 0.439% (180)

Creative Writing Schools in South Carolina

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1. Limestone College

1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340-3799
(800) 795-7151x0

Limestone College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1845. LC is in Gaffney, SC. This small school offers subjects such as science and technology. This school offers five associates level degrees and 39 degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 3,419 students pursued degrees from the 40 programs at Limestone. LC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

2. Wofford College

429 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663
(864) 597-4000

Wofford College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1854. Wofford, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Spartanburg, SC. This school offers students 28 degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 1,541 students pursued degrees from the 28 programs at this liberal arts college. It offers subjects such as creative writing and accounting. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

3. Converse College

580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006
(864) 596-9000

Converse College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Spartanburg, SC. This school offers two programs in creative writing. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level creative writing degree by it and one creative writing degree at the master's level. Converse is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of South Carolina offering creative writing.

4. Coastal Carolina University

108 James P. Blanton Circle
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 347-3161

Founded in 1954, Coastal Carolina University is a public, 4-year, research institution. Coastal, which is 3.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Conway, SC. CCU is the seventh largest institution in the state of South Carolina. It offers subjects such as business management and graphic design. This public university offers one certificate, 38 degrees at the bachelors level, and nine masters level degrees to students. 8,706 students pursued degrees from the 44 programs at this university in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Coastal. This university is one of 5 research universities in South Carolina.

5. The University of South Carolina - Columbia

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7000

The University of South Carolina-Columbia is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown and this university offers one program in creative writing. 29,599 students seek degrees in 268 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, USC is the third largest institution in the state of South Carolina offering creative writing.

6. Bob Jones University

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614-0001
(864) 242-5100

Bob Jones University, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Greenville, SC and BJU offers one creative writing program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of South Carolina offering creative writing.