Garden City has a total population of 21,672 and a student population of 31,060. Of these students, 7,951 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
The largest creative writing school in Garden City, by student population, is Adelphi University. In 2010, Adelphi University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in creative writing.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a creative writing degree in Garden City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,230 per year in tuition costs.
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, you will face an additional expense of $10,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,730.
Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 18,840 creative writers in New York. Of these creative writers, 470 were working in the greater Garden City area. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Garden City will increase by 9% 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 Garden City is $50,760 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for creative writers.