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Creative Writing Schools in Texas

There are 11 schools in the state of Texas offering creative writing programs. In 2010, 171 students graduated with degrees from Texas creative writing schools. 99 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 62 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 160 students graduate from programs in Texas in creative writing each year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from creative writing programs. More specifically, four students graduated with an associate's level creative writing degree, 99 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 62 with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

11 creative writing schools are in this state. Out of these, while seven schools are public, four schools are private. Tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $18,710 to $37,230, while tuition at a public creative writing school varies from $4,795 to $9,418.

Average tuition for creative writing programs is $13,816. The highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $37,230 per year, is at Southern Methodist University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,795 each year, is at the University of Texas-Pan American.

Creative writing schools in Texas offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Texas 2006 - 2010

On average, 160 students graduate from programs in Texas in creative writing each year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from creative writing programs. More specifically, four students graduated with an associate's level creative writing degree, 99 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 62 with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Texas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 79
  • Bachelor 2007: 85
  • Bachelor 2008: 86
  • Bachelor 2009: 107
  • Bachelor 2010: 99
  • Master 2006: 63
  • Master 2007: 46
  • Master 2008: 56
  • Master 2009: 54
  • Master 2010: 62
  • Doctorate 2006: 11
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Creative Writing Program Availability in Texas

Schools in this state offer a total of 14 programs in creative writing. Of these programs, around 42.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Texas

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 1

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: 27870
  • 25th Percentile: 37270
  • Median: 51340
  • 75th Percentile: 69640
  • 90th Percentile: 89690

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: 47130
  • Median Salary 2007: 49640
  • Median Salary 2008: 49400
  • Median Salary 2009: 51210
  • Median Salary 2010: 51340
  • Total Employed 2006: 1930
  • Total Employed 2007: 2000
  • Total Employed 2008: 2180
  • Total Employed 2009: 2090
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Texas vs National Creative Writing Employment

Texas vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Texas: 5.002% (2050)

Creative Writing Schools in Texas

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1. Texas Wesleyan University

1201 Wesleyan St
Fort Worth, TX 76105-1536
(817) 531-4444

Texas Wesleyan University, which is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Fort Worth, TX and it offers one creative writing program. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Texas offering programs in creative writing.

2. McMurry University

S 14th and Sayles Blvd
Abilene, TX 79697
(325) 793-3800

McMurry University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Abilene, TX and this school offers one creative writing program. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Texas offering programs in creative writing.

3. The University of Texas-Pan American

1201 W University Dr
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
(956) 665-2011

The University of Texas-Pan American, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Edinburg, TX and it offers one program in creative writing. UTPA is one of 108 public post-secondary institutions in Texas. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing.

4. The University of Texas at El Paso

500 W. University Ave
El Paso, TX 79968-0691
(915) 747-5000

The University of Texas at El Paso is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in creative writing. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level creative writing degree by UTEP and one master's level creative writing degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This large university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing programs.

5. The University of Houston

212 E. Cullen Building
Houston, TX 77204-2018
(713) 743-1000

The University of Houston offers three programs in creative writing. Out of those, students are offered one creative writing degree at the bachelor's level by it, one master's level degree in creative writing, and one degree at the doctorate level in creative writing. It is near the center of the city. UH is one of 15 research universities in Texas. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing.

6. Texas Christian University

2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129
(817) 257-7000

Texas Christian University, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fort Worth, TX and this school offers one creative writing program. This school is a 4-year institution. TCU is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing.

7. Southern Methodist University

6425 Boaz St
Dallas, TX 75275-0221
(214) 768-2000

Southern Methodist University is located in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas and SMU offers one program in creative writing. It is a 4-year research institution. In terms of enrollment, this mid-sized university ranks fourth in the state of Texas.

8. The University of North Texas

Chestnut Ave.
Denton, TX 76203-1277
(940) 565-2000

The University of North Texas is in the center of Denton and UNT offers one creative writing program. This university is one of 15 research universities in Texas. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing in terms of programs.

9. The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 471-3434

The University of Texas at Austin offers one program in creative writing and UT is near the center of the city. 51,195 students seek degrees in 268 programs at this public university, overall. UT is the oldest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing programs.

10. Stephen F Austin State University

2008 Alumin Drive- Rusk 206
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
(936) 468-2011

Founded in 1921, Stephen F Austin State University is a public 4-year institution. It is located in Nacogdoches, Texas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers students 74 degrees at the bachelors level, 44 masters level degrees, and three doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 12,954 students pursued degrees from the 95 programs at this school. SFASU offers subjects including information technology and social work. This big school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. SFASU is one of 108 public post-secondary institutions in Texas.

11. The Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 223-7000

The Austin Community College District offers one program in creative writing and it is 4.3 miles from the center of the city. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing programs.

12. Texas State University - San Marcos

601 University Dr
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 245-2111

Texas State University-San Marcos offers one program in creative writing. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this public school is the largest institution in the state of Texas offering creative writing.