Arkansas contains five schools that offer creative writing programs. University of Arkansas Main Campus, the highest-ranking creative writing school in AR, has a total student population of 19,849 and is the 1075th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 creative writing schools in Arkansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas at Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($13,005/yr), with Arkansas Tech University as the lowest recorded at only $7,149/yr.
Creative Writing students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 150 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $47,410. Writers and authors in this state earn $46,800/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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