Utah contains two schools that offer creative writing programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking creative writing school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 creative writing schools in Utah, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with Weber State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,922/yr.
Creative Writing students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 690 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $53,120. Writers and authors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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