Kentucky contains three schools that offer creative writing programs. Berea College, the highest-ranking creative writing school in KY, has a total student population of 1,548 and is the 203rd highest ranked school in America.
Creative Writing students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 350 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $53,350. Writers and authors in this state earn $39,990/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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