Saint Louis, MO (population: 349,763) has four creative writing schools within its city limits. Washington University in St Louis, the highest ranked school in the city with a creative writing program, has a total student population of 13,575. It is the 674th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about creative writing programs in Saint Louis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of creative writing professors at Washington University in St Louis such as Doreen Salli, Rachel Schwartz, Brian Wegerzyn, and Kellie Wells.
Creative Writing students from Saint Louis 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.
Of the 4 creative writing schools in Saint Louis, only 2 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) for creative writing students, with Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley as the lowest, reported at only $7,679/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Louis|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||11.4 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||18.3 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||22.2 miles|