December 13, 2018

Susquehanna University’s creative writing major is ranked as the No. 6 in Pennsylvania, according to Zippia Inc., which operates a website with career information for professionals across industries.

Zippia based the ranking on data from the NCES (National Center For Education Statistics) and College Scorecard data from, looking specifically at mean earnings after six and 10 years, ratio of graduates still working after 10 years, percentage of graduating class that are writing majors, overall admissions and graduation rates, average cost of attendance and median amount of debt.

Using the above data, Zippia studied institutions of higher learning with writing majors in Pennsylvania and ranked each of these schools for each of the criteria above. Next, Zippia averaged the ranks for each school to create a “Writing Quality Index” and ranked the universities accordingly.