Wisconsin contains eleven schools that offer creative writing programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking creative writing school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 creative writing schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beloit College comes out as the most expensive ($21,527/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Creative Writing students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 690 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $54,990. Writers and authors in this state earn $48,890/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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