Farmington Hills, MI (population: 78,114) has twelve creative writing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Michigan State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a creative writing program, has a total student population of 47,071. It is the 45th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about creative writing programs in Farmington Hills, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of creative writing professors at Michigan State University such as Meghan Bacino, Ilana Blumberg, Stuart Blythe, Kathleen Bracken, Nancy Bunge, and Deborah Carmichael.
Creative Writing students from Farmington Hills 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 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area alone, there are 520 employed technical writers earning an average salary of $62,470. Writers and authors in this area earn $53,930/yr and there are 270 employed.
Farmington Hills lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.254 out of every 1000 jobs in Farmington Hills are held by writers and authors, and 0.486/1000 are held by technical writers.
Of the 12 creative writing schools with a 100-mile radius of Farmington Hills, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor comes out as the most expensive ($16,888/yr) for creative writing students, with Owens Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,571/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Farmington Hills|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||5.5 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||8.4 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||11.8 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||12.4 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||14.0 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||15.6 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||16.8 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||18.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||23.0 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||24.4 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||25.0 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||58.6 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||58.8 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||63.1 miles|