Kennesaw has a general population of 21,675 and an overall student population of 22,544. Approximately 22,389 of Kennesaw's students are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
Kennesaw State University is the largest creative writing school in Kennesaw, based on student population. In 2010, Kennesaw State University graduated approximately 40 students from its creative writing program.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a creative writing degree from one of Kennesaw's creative writing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,553 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kennesaw creative writing schools was an average of $27,245 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for creative writing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,017 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Kennesaw after graduating from creative writing school, you should know that job prospects for creative writers in Kennesaw, which is the most popular creative writing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,420 creative writers in Georgia. Of these creative writers, 610 were working in the greater Kennesaw area. Kennesaw's creative writer workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a creative writer in Kennesaw is $50,330 per year, which is the same as the average for creative writers state-wide.