Iowa contains six schools that offer creative writing programs. Coe College, the highest-ranking creative writing school in IA, has a total student population of 1,300 and is the 232nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 creative writing schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Creative Writing students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 460 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $55,750. Writers and authors in this state earn $43,040/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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