Abilene has a total population of 115,930 and a student population of 8,874. Of these students, 1,509 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
McMurry University is the largest creative writing school in Abilene, based on student population. In 2010, McMurry University graduated approximately 3 students from its creative writing program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in creative writing in Abilene in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,355 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a creative writing program in Abilene. And if you live on campus at one of the Abilene-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,757 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Abilene after graduating from creative writing school, you should know that job prospects for creative writers in Abilene, which is the most popular creative writing profession, are good. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Abilene will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.