With an overall population of 48,465 and a student population of 18,337, approximately 18,337 of Edinburg students attend one of Edinburg's schools that offer creative writing programs.
Edinburg's largest creative writing school is The University of Texas-Pan American. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Creative Writing program at The University of Texas-Pan American.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a creative writing degree in Edinburg. If you decide to attend one of Edinburg's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,469 per year in instate tuition and $21,117 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
Many creative writing graduates choose to work as creative writers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Edinburg, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of creative writers is expected to increase by 22% in Edinburg. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.