Washington contains seven schools that offer creative writing programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking creative writing school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 creative writing schools in Washington, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Creative Writing students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 1,700 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $77,030. Writers and authors in this state earn $60,640/yr and there are 1,040 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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