Creative Writing Schools In Ohio

Creative Writing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited creative writing schools in Ohio. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the creative writing academic community in Ohio, and the future trends in creative writing training at the following levels:

  • Creative Writing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Creative Writing
  • Bachelors degree in Creative Writing
  • Masters degree in Creative Writing


Schools

  1. University of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Ashland University

    401 College Ave, Ashland, Ohio 44805

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Baldwin-Wallace College

    275 Eastland Rd, Berea, Ohio 44017-2088

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Bluffton University

    1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

    220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Capital University

    1 College and Main, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2394

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

    2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0063

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Cleveland State University

    2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. The University of Findlay

    1000 N Main St, Findlay, Ohio 45840-3653

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Hiram College

    Hinsdale Hall Third Floor, Hiram, Ohio 44234-0067

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Miami University-Oxford

    501 East High St, Oxford, Ohio 45056

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Oberlin College

    70 N Professor St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Ohio Northern University

    525 S. Main St, Ada, Ohio 45810-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Ohio University-Main Campus

    Athens, Ohio 45701-2979

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Ohio Wesleyan University

    61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015-2370

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Owens Community College

    30335 Oregon Rd, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Sinclair Community College

    444 W. Third St., Dayton, Ohio 45402-1460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Youngstown State University

    One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Antioch University Midwest

    900 Dayton St, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Ohio 1,020
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Ohio.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Ohio

1,200 860 670 810 1,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of creative writing professionals is shrinking in Ohio. In 2010 there were 180 less creative writing professionals working in Ohio than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 15%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of creative writing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Ohio

$46,260 $49,440 $50,970 $51,380 $54,010
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by creative writing professionals is increasing in Ohio. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,260 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,010 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$27,470
25th percentile
$35,130
50th percentile
$44,740
75th percentile
$66,590
90th percentile
$87,020

Thus, there was a 14% growth in creative writing professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Ohio state, within the field of creative writing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid creative writing professionals earn 217% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Ohio

Communications
$39,836
Creative Writing
$54,010

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total22

As the number of creative writing professionals is decreasing in Ohio state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited creative writing schools in Ohio state is decreasing. In 2006, 289 students graduated from creative writing courses in Ohio. And in 2010, 192 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Ohio by 34%. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned an bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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