Providence, Rhode Island has 2 creative writing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in creative writing. With an overall population of 173,618 and a student population of 36,049, approximately 17,834 of Providence students attend one of Providence's schools that offer creative writing programs.
Of the 2 creative writing schools in Providence, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Brown University. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Brown University with credentials in creative writing.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a creative writing degree in Providence. If you decide to attend one of Providence's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,848 per year in instate tuition and $39,388 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,133 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,549 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,608.
Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Providence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 creative writers in Rhode Island were working in the greater Providence area. Providence's creative writer workforce is projected to increase by 6% 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 Providence is $62,740 per year, which is the same as the average for creative writers state-wide.
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