Alabama contains five schools that offer creative writing programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking creative writing school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 creative writing schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with Auburn University Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $12,157/yr.
Creative Writing students from Alabama schools who go on to become creative writers, writers, storytellers, freelances, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Technical writers make on average $65,610 per year and there are about 46,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 620 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $52,730. Writers and authors in this state earn $46,710/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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