Hawaii contains eighteen schools that offer creative writing programs. University of San Francisco, the highest-ranking creative writing school in HI, has a total student population of 9,008 and is the 221st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 creative writing schools in Hawaii, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College of the Arts comes out as the most expensive ($30,933/yr), with De Anza College as the lowest recorded at only $3,899/yr.
Creative Writing students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $36,220. Writers and authors in this state earn $54,850/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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