Missouri contains ten schools that offer creative writing programs. Stephens College, the highest-ranking creative writing school in MO, has a total student population of 1,231 and is the 452nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 creative writing schools in Missouri, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr), with Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley as the lowest recorded at only $7,679/yr.
Creative Writing students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 820 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $54,830. Writers and authors in this state earn $53,430/yr and there are 1,110 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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