If you're planning a career as a struggling writer, it might be wise to pick a college with an awesome creative writing program.

There are many factors to take into account. So where should you look?

CollegeDegree.com has come up with the top 10 colleges for aspiring writers.

Which college is best for the future Flann O'Briens among us?


Check out the full list:

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  • 10. Colorado College

    Colorado Springs, Colorado Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:EdithKinneyGaylordCornerstoneArtsBldg-TimothyHursley.jpg" target="_hplink">Timothy Hursley</a>

  • 9. University of Michigan

    Ann Arbor, Michigan Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hill_Auditorium_2010.jpg" target="_hplink">AndrewHorne</a>

  • 8. Columbia University

    New York, New York Photo Credit:<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Almamater.jpg" target="_hplink"> Nowhereman86</a>

  • 7. University of Iowa

    Iowa City, Iowa Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cleary_Walkway_with_the_Old_Capitol_in_the_background,_University_of_Iowa.JPG" target="_hplink"> KMSatoh202</a>

  • 6. Washington University in St. Louis

    St. Louis, Missouri Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Brookings.jpg" target="_hplink">Bachrach44</a>

  • 5. New York University

    New York, New York Photo Credit: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NYU_Campus.jpg" target="_hplink">Cincin12</a>

  • 4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Cambridge, Massachusetts Photo Credit: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MIT_Main_Apr09.JPG" target="_hplink">Calvinkrishy</a>

  • 3. Johns Hopkins University

    Baltimore, Maryland Photo Credit: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:George_Peabody_Library,_Peabody_Institute_-_view_2.jpg" target="_hplink">Daderot</a>

  • 2. Hamilton College

    Clinton, New York Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hamilton_College_theater.jpg" target="_hplink">DanielPenfield</a>

  • 1. Emory University

    Atlanta, Georgia Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Emory_Quad.jpg" target="_hplink">Yassie</a>