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Creative Writing Schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Creative Writing Schools in Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque has a general population of 448,607 and an overall student population of 58,195. Approximately 27,241 of Albuquerque's students are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.

Albuquerque's largest creative writing school is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated approximately 7 students from its creative writing program.

A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in Albuquerque in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,197 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Albuquerque creative writing schools was an average of $29,350 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $920 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,738 per year, on average, for room and board at Albuquerque-based creative writing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,451.

Creative Writing Salaries and Career Outlook in Albuquerque

Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Albuquerque, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 370 creative writers in New Mexico, 110 were working in the greater Albuquerque area. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Albuquerque will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.

As a creative writer in Albuquerque, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,970 per year. This is the same as the average salary for creative writers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Creative Writing Degree in Albuquerque
  • Associates Degree in Creative Writing
  • Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing
  • Creative Writing Classes
  • Creative Writing Courses
  • Creative Writing Training

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  1. 1University of New Mexico-Main CampusUniversity of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate