Mankato has a total population of 32,427 and a student population of 19,692. Of these students, 14,955 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
The largest creative writing school in Mankato, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Mankato. In 2010, Minnesota State University-Mankato graduated approximately 12 students from its creative writing program.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in creative writing in Mankato in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Mankato's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,601 per year in instate tuition and $22,033 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $856 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a creative writing program in Mankato. And if you live on campus at one of the Mankato-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mankato, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,360 creative writers in Minnesota. Of these creative writers, 60 were working in the greater Mankato area. The number of creative writers in Mankato is expected 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 Mankato is $29,800 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for creative writers.
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