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Creative Writing Schools in Wisconsin

There are four Wisconsin schools offering creative writing programs. 38 students graduated with degrees from Wisconsin creative writing schools in 2010. 31 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and seven of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 40 students graduate from programs in Wisconsin in creative writing each year. Specifically, 31 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and seven with a master's level degree.

Four creative writing schools are in Wisconsin. And out of these, while three schools are private, one school is public. While tuition at a private creative writing school varies from $19,640 to $35,038, public creative writing school tuition is $8,983.

Average tuition for creative writing programs is $17,643. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,983 every year, is at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest tuition for creative writing programs, which is $35,038 every year, is at Beloit College.

Schools in this midwestern state offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees for creative writing students.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Wisconsin 2006 - 2010

On average, 40 students graduate from programs in Wisconsin in creative writing each year. Specifically, 31 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in creative writing and seven with a master's level degree.

Creative Writing Program Completions in Wisconsin 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 33
  • Bachelor 2007: 23
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 27
  • Bachelor 2010: 31
  • Master 2006: 6
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 6
  • Master 2009: 6
  • Master 2010: 7

Creative Writing Program Availability in Wisconsin

Schools in this state offer a total of four creative writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 75% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Creative Writing Program Availability in Wisconsin

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 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: 28620
  • 25th Percentile: 36700
  • Median: 45830
  • 75th Percentile: 58750
  • 90th Percentile: 72880

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: 35760
  • Median Salary 2007: 40090
  • Median Salary 2008: 42610
  • Median Salary 2009: 46570
  • Median Salary 2010: 45830
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 1080
  • Total Employed 2008: 1120
  • Total Employed 2009: 1030
  • Total Employed 2010: 820

Wisconsin vs National Creative Writing Employment

Wisconsin vs National Creative Writing Employment

  • Employed in Wisconsin: 2.001% (820)

Creative Writing Schools in Wisconsin

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1. Northland College

1411 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806-3999
(715) 682-1699

Northland College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1906. It is in town of Ashland, Wisconsin. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as forestry, english, and elementary education. NC offers 49 degrees at the bachelors level to students. 603 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at Northland in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. NC is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in Wisconsin.

2. Beloit College

700 College St
Beloit, WI 53511-5595
(608) 363-2000

Beloit College is located in the suburbs of Beloit, Wisconsin and it offers one program in creative writing. This school is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the biggest institution in the state of Wisconsin offering creative writing in terms of programs.

3. Cardinal Stritch University

6801 N Yates Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217-3985
(414) 410-4000

Cardinal Stritch University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1937. It is in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Students are offered one certificate, four associates level degrees, 34 degrees at the bachelors level, 17 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees by Stritch. 5,842 students pursued degrees from the 45 programs at Cardinal Stritch in 2010. Stritch offers subjects such as nursing and visual communications. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

4. Lakeland College

W3718 South Drive- Cth M
Plymouth, WI 53073
(920) 565-2111

Lakeland College offers one creative writing program and Lakeland, which is near Plymouth, is located in a rural setting. LC is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in Wisconsin. Lakeland is the second oldest institution in the state of Wisconsin offering programs in creative writing.

5. The University of Wisconsin - Madison

500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706-1380
(608) 262-1234

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is in the center of Madison and Madison offers one program in creative writing. UW-Madison is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this big university is the biggest institution in the state of Wisconsin offering creative writing.

6. Saint Norbert College

100 Grant St
De Pere, WI 54115-2099
(920) 337-3181

Saint Norbert College is located in the suburbs of De Pere, Wisconsin and this school offers one creative writing program. Overall, 2,241 students seek degrees in 65 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Wisconsin offering creative writing.