Camden has a general population of 79,904 and an overall student population of 5,828. Approximately 5,781 of Camden's students are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
The largest creative writing school in Camden, by student population, is Rutgers University-Camden. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-Camden with credentials in creative writing.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a creative writing degree from one of Camden's creative writing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Camden creative writing schools was an average of $35,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Camden-based creative writing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from creative writing school, you should know that job prospects for creative writers in Camden, which is the most popular creative writing profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,200 creative writers in New Jersey. Of these creative writers, 80 were working in the greater Camden area. The number of creative writers in Camden is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
As a creative writer in Camden, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,730 per year. This is higher than the average salary for creative writers in the state.