Durham has a general population of 9,024 and an overall student population of 15,253. Approximately 15,253 of Durham's students are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is the largest creative writing school in Durham, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from University of New Hampshire-Main Campus with credentials in creative writing.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a creative writing degree in Durham. Tuition in 2009 at Durham's creative writing schools was $25,348 per year for instate students and $39,318 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for creative writing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
If you plan on staying in Durham after graduating from creative writing school, you should know that job prospects for creative writers in Durham, which is the most popular creative writing profession, are average. There were 590 creative writers working in New Hampshire and 60 working in the greater Durham area in 2010. Durham's creative writer workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
As a creative writer in Durham, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,550 per year. This is higher than the average salary for creative writers in the state.