Forest Grove has a total population of 17,708 and a student population of 3,198. Of these students, 3,198 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
Forest Grove's largest creative writing school is Pacific University. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Creative Writing program at Pacific University.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a creative writing degree in Forest Grove. If you decide to attend a creative writing school in Forest Grove, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,966.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a creative writing program in Forest Grove. And if you live on campus at one of the Forest Grove-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,118 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in creative writing, if you decide to work as a creative writer in Forest Grove, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 520 creative writers in Oregon. Of these creative writers, 390 were working in the greater Forest Grove area. The number of creative writers in Forest Grove is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a creative writer in Forest Grove is $58,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for creative writers.