Louisiana contains three schools that offer creative writing programs. Louisiana Tech University, the highest-ranking creative writing school in LA, has a total student population of 11,264 and is the 2023rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 creative writing schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University New Orleans comes out as the most expensive ($14,896/yr), with McNeese State University as the lowest recorded at only $6,831/yr.
Creative Writing students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 210 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $50,920. Writers and authors in this state earn $40,620/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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