Creative Writing Schools In Pennsylvania

Creative Writing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 20 accredited creative writing schools in Pennsylvania. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of creative writing and creative writing training in Pennsylvania, which includes creative writing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  2. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  3. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  4. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  5. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  7. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  8. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

    5091 Station Rd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16563-0002

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  9. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  10. University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

    300 Campus Drive, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701

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  11. University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg

    150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  12. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

    450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  13. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Rosemont College

    1400 Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, Pennsylvania 19010-1699

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  15. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  16. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  17. Susquehanna University

    514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025

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  18. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Pennsylvania 1,220
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Pennsylvania

1,970 1,690 1,540 1,540 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of creative writing is shrinking. 750 less creative writing professionals were working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of creative writing has shrunk by 38% in Pennsylvania. This is faster than the trend for creative writing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$47,640 $51,460 $52,140 $53,190 $53,590
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by creative writing professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,640 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,590 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$28,890
25th percentile
$38,440
50th percentile
$49,780
75th percentile
$66,900
90th percentile
$82,130

Thus, there was a 11% growth in creative writing professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 184% pay differential between the highest paid creative writing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of creative writing in Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Communications
$43,370
Creative Writing
$53,590

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
15
master
7
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Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited creative writing schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In 2006, 355 students graduated from creative writing courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 304 students graduated.

This represents a 14% decrease in the number of creative writing degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. A majority of these graduates, or 65%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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