With an overall population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872, approximately 3,581 of Tacoma students attend one of Tacoma's schools that offer creative writing programs.
Of the 1 creative writing schools in Tacoma, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Pacific Lutheran University. In 2010, Pacific Lutheran University graduated approximately 33 students from its creative writing program.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in Tacoma in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,100 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tacoma-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,600 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 Tacoma, your job prospects are average. Tacoma's creative writer workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.