South Carolina contains five schools that offer creative writing programs. Wofford College, the highest-ranking creative writing school in SC, has a total student population of 1,468 and is the 132nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 creative writing schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wofford College comes out as the most expensive ($23,218/yr), with Coker College as the lowest recorded at only $11,515/yr.
Creative Writing students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 510 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $55,600. Writers and authors in this state earn $47,800/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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