With an overall population of 11,917 and a student population of 6,854, approximately 5,175 of Bemidji students attend one of Bemidji's schools that offer creative writing programs.
Of the 1 creative writing schools in Bemidji, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Bemidji State University. In 2010, Bemidji State University graduated approximately 9 students from its creative writing program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in Bemidji in 2010. If you decide to attend a creative writing school in Bemidji, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $7,202.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bemidji-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
After graduating with your credentials in creative writing, if you decide to work as a creative writer in Bemidji, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 creative writers in Minnesota were working in the greater Bemidji area. The number of creative writers in Bemidji is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a creative writer in Bemidji is $48,820 per year, which is higher than the average for creative writers state-wide.