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2023 Writing Cost

There are about 2,643 students enrolled in Writing in the USA.

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Writing is the 204th most expensive degree in the nation, with a median cost of $29,680 amongst the top 50 programs (just ahead of #205, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, with a median cost of $29,579).

The Southwest has the most expensive schools with top 50 writing programs led by Saint Edward's University with an annual cost of $46,690. The most expensive state for writing is Ohio led by Denison University.

Public schools with good programs typically charge 71.96% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 41.82% less than the median private school. So, if you're hoping to attend a state school, make sure you qualify for in-state tuition as soon as possible.

The most expensive top 25 college for writing is Hobart William Smith Colleges, which is the 40th most expensive college in America. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Drury University-College of Continuing Professional Studies. It costs just $7,008 per year, and it's its writing program is ranked #31. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable option, Georgia Southern University  could be right for you, ranked #13 with an in-state cost of just $4,371. Another more affordable choice would be #17, Mississippi College in Hinds County, MS with a cost of $17,550 for in-state students and $17,550 for out-of-state students.

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