Maryland contains four schools that offer creative writing programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking creative writing school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 creative writing schools in Maryland, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola College in Maryland comes out as the most expensive ($26,122/yr), with Montgomery College as the lowest recorded at only $8,443/yr.
Creative Writing students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 1,880 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $68,000. Writers and authors in this state earn $65,260/yr and there are 930 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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