If you are interested in pursuing creative writing, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 creative writing schools in Boulder, Colorado. Boulder has a total population of 94,673 and a student population of 34,443. Of these students, 34,083 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
The largest creative writing school in Boulder, by student population, is Naropa University. In 2010, Naropa University graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in creative writing.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in creative writing in Boulder in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,918 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boulder creative writing schools was an average of $41,045 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,474 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,833 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Boulder, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,830 creative writers working in Colorado and 60 working in the greater Boulder area in 2010. Boulder's creative writer workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a creative writer in Boulder is $38,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for creative writers.
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