University of Missouri-St Louis is the largest creative writing school in Saint Louis, based on student population. In 2010, University of Missouri-St Louis graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in creative writing.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in creative writing in Saint Louis in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Saint Louis's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,725 per year in instate tuition and $37,816 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Saint Louis-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,123 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,283.
Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Saint Louis, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Saint Louis will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.