Creative Writing Schools In South Carolina

There are 6 accredited creative writing schools in South Carolina for faculty who teach creative writing classes to choose from. The trends in South Carolina's creative writing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in creative writing includes creative writing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

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  2. Converse College

    580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006

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  3. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  4. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Coastal Carolina University

    108 James P. Blanton Circle, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  6. Wofford College

    429 N Church St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-3663

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

South Carolina 180
National 40,980

Approximately 0% of the country's creative writing professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In South Carolina

310 240 230 240 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of creative writing is shrinking. There were 130 less creative writing professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 42%. 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 South Carolina

$35,420 $41,620 $45,160 $47,800 $53,220
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Carolina, as the number of creative writing professionals is declining, the salaries earned by creative writing professionals are increasing. The mean salary for creative writing professionals in 2006 was $35,420 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,220 per year.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$21,980
25th percentile
$28,580
50th percentile
$46,400
75th percentile
$59,330
90th percentile
$81,830

Thus, creative writing professionals' salaries grew by 33% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In South Carolina state, within the field of creative writing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid creative writing professionals earn 272% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Communications
$42,892
Creative Writing
$53,220

In South Carolina, creative writing professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited creative writing schools in South Carolina is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 10 graduates in 2006. And there were 14 graduates from creative writing courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 40% percent increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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