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Creative Writing Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Creative Writing Schools in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has 3 creative writing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in creative writing. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 63,892 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer creative writing programs.

Of the 3 creative writing schools in Philadelphia, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Saint Joseph's University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Creative Writing program at Saint Joseph's University.

A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in creative writing in Philadelphia in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Philadelphia's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $38,144 per year in instate tuition and $43,079 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a creative writing program in Philadelphia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Philadelphia-based creative writing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,875.

Creative Writing Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

If you decide to work as a creative writer in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,000 creative writers in Pennsylvania. Of these creative writers, 570 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Philadelphia will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a creative writer in Philadelphia is $54,040 per year, which is higher than the average for creative writers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Creative Writing Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Creative Writing
  • Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing
  • Creative Writing Classes
  • Creative Writing Courses
  • Creative Writing Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia

    Address:
    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3Saint Joseph's UniversitySaint Joseph's University

    Address:
    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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