With an overall population of 360,890 and a student population of 30,513, approximately 2,032 of Colorado Springs students attend one of Colorado Springs's schools that offer creative writing programs.
Of the 1 creative writing schools in Colorado Springs, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Colorado College. In 2010, Colorado College graduated approximately 13 students from its creative writing program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in Colorado Springs in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,478 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,054 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a creative writing program in Colorado Springs. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,624 per year, on average, for room and board at Colorado Springs-based creative writing schools. 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 Colorado Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,830 creative writers in Colorado. Of these creative writers, 100 were working in the greater Colorado Springs area. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Colorado Springs will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
As a creative writer in Colorado Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,980 per year. This is lower than the average salary for creative writers in the state.