Connecticut contains four schools that offer creative writing programs. Fairfield University, the highest-ranking creative writing school in CT, has a total student population of 5,074 and is the 133rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 creative writing schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Southern Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,305/yr.
Creative Writing students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $58,910. Writers and authors in this state earn $69,440/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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