Creative Writing Schools In Connecticut

There are 4 accredited creative writing schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach creative writing classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the creative writing academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in creative writing training at the creative writing masters degree level.


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  3. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  4. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Connecticut 510
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Connecticut

630 490 600 530 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of creative writing is shrinking. 120 less creative writing professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of creative writing has shrunk by 19% in Connecticut. This decline is faster than the national trend for creative writing professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of creative writing professionals working around the nation.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$69,690 $62,640 $66,990 $69,440 $67,380
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of creative writing professionals is declining, the salaries paid to creative writing professionals are decreasing in Connecticut. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,690 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,380 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$38,740
25th percentile
$49,780
50th percentile
$64,940
75th percentile
$78,610
90th percentile
$96,550

This represents a decline in salaries of 3%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Connecticut state, within the field of creative writing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid creative writing professionals earn 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Communications
$52,908
Creative Writing
$67,380

Creative writing professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of creative writing professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited creative writing schools in Connecticut state is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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