Rhode Island contains three schools that offer creative writing programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking creative writing school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 creative writing schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Creative Writing students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 120 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $61,180. Writers and authors in this state earn $65,110/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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