With an overall population of 12,735 and a student population of 6,740, approximately 6,740 of Marshall students attend one of Marshall's schools that offer creative writing programs.
The largest creative writing school in Marshall, by student population, is Southwest Minnesota State University. In 2010, Southwest Minnesota State University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in creative writing.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in Marshall in 2010. If you decide to attend a creative writing school in Marshall, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,932.
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 Marshall-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,520 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marshall, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Marshall will 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 Marshall is $18,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for creative writers.