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Creative Writing Schools in Tennessee

There are four Tennessee schools offering creative writing programs. 22 students graduated from programs at Tennessee creative writing schools in 2010. 19 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and three of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 20 students graduate from creative writing programs in this state every year. Specifically, three students graduated with a creative writing degree at the bachelor's level and 19 with a degree at the master's level.

Four creative writing schools are located in this state. And out of these, three schools are private, while one school is public. Tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $20,562 to $39,930, while public creative writing school tuitions are $6,780.

Average tuition for programs in creative writing is $26,008. While the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $39,930 per year, is at Vanderbilt University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,780 every year, is at the University of Memphis.

Creative writing schools in Tennessee offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

On average, 20 students graduate from creative writing programs in this state every year. Specifically, three students graduated with a creative writing degree at the bachelor's level and 19 with a degree at the master's level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 3
  • Bachelor 2008: 1
  • Bachelor 2009: 1
  • Bachelor 2010: 3
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 9
  • Master 2008: 17
  • Master 2009: 18
  • Master 2010: 19

Creative Writing Program Availability in Tennessee

Tennessee schools offer a total of four programs in creative writing. Of these programs, about 75% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Tennessee

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 3

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: 17260
  • 25th Percentile: 20950
  • Median: 32250
  • 75th Percentile: 53150
  • 90th Percentile: 70680

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: 39280
  • Median Salary 2007: 39100
  • Median Salary 2008: 39600
  • Median Salary 2009: 36590
  • Median Salary 2010: 32250
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 770
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Tennessee vs National Creative Writing Employment

Tennessee vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Tennessee: 1.513% (620)

Creative Writing Schools in Tennessee

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1. The Sewanee-The University of the South

735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
(931) 598-1000

The Sewanee-The University of the South offers one creative writing program and Sewanee, which is very close to Sewanee, Tennessee, is located in a rural area. This school is a 4-year institution. Sewanee is the oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in creative writing.

2. Vanderbilt University

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240
(615) 322-7311

Vanderbilt University offers one program in creative writing and this university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Nashville, TN. 12,714 students pursue degrees in 207 programs at Vanderbilt, overall. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks second in the state of Tennessee.

3. The University of Memphis

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Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2000

The University of Memphis is near the heart of downtown and it offers one creative writing program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in creative writing.

4. Carson-Newman College

1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 471-2000

Carson-Newman College offers one creative writing program and it is in the suburbs of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Overall, 2,064 students pursue degrees in 94 programs at Carson-Newman. C-N is the biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering creative writing.