Best Creative Writing Colleges in Texas

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We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Texas that offer Creative Writing degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 14 Creative Writing schools located within Texas. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Creative Writing Colleges in Texas for 2020

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 44 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 34 Master's degrees, and 10 Certificates degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
2 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX

Southern Methodist University offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 40 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
4 University of Houston Houston, TX

University of Houston offers 6 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 144 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 106 Bachelor's degrees, 22 Master's degrees, and 16 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
5 University of North Texas Denton, TX

University of North Texas offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 Texas State University San Marcos, TX

Texas State University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 28 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 28 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
7 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
8 Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth, TX

Texas Wesleyan University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees.

9 Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX

Stephen F Austin State University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a outlying rural. In 2015, 26 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 26 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 10 Master's degrees.

List of all Creative Writing Colleges in Texas

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
5/5
14 : 1 11,643
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
University of Houston University of Houston Houston, TX
3/5
30 : 1 42,704
University of North Texas University of North Texas Denton, TX
3/5
31 : 1 37,299
Texas State University Texas State University San Marcos, TX
3/5
28 : 1 37,979
Sam Houston State University Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX
2/5
26 : 1 20,031
Texas Wesleyan University Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 2,474
Stephen F Austin State University Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX
2/5
22 : 1 12,606
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX
2/5
25 : 1 28,584
Austin College Austin College Sherman, TX
5/5
10 : 1 1,255
The University of Texas at El Paso The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX
2/5
29 : 1 23,397
McMurry University McMurry University Abilene, TX
5/5
14 : 1 1,071
University Logo Austin Community College District Austin, TX
3/5
45 : 1 41,574

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Additional Creative Writing Degree Facts for Texas Schools

Texas Schools offering online Creative Writing degrees

Online Creative Writing degrees are available with as many as 14 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Creative Writing degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
The University of Texas at El Paso 0 0 0 14 0
How many Texas schools offer online Creative Writing degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Creative Writing degree programs were earned in Texas?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 1 Colleges 8 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 8 Colleges 125 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 5 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 8 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 7 Colleges 67 Graduates
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