Arizona contains six schools that offer creative writing programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking creative writing school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 creative writing schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Creative Writing students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 630 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $62,270. Writers and authors in this state earn $63,000/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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