Waltham has a total population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226. Of these students, 5,598 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
Waltham's largest creative writing school is Brandeis University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Brandeis University with credentials in creative writing.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in Waltham in 2010. In 2009 tuition at creative writing schools in Waltham was $38,762 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waltham-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
After graduating with your credentials in creative writing, if you decide to work as a creative writer in Waltham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,870 creative writers in Massachusetts. Of these creative writers, 700 were working in the greater Waltham area. The number of creative writers in Waltham 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 Waltham is $59,170 per year, which is lower than the average for creative writers state-wide.