El Paso has a general population of 563,662 and an overall student population of 54,081. Approximately 21,011 of El Paso's students are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
The University of Texas at El Paso is the largest creative writing school in El Paso, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Creative Writing program at The University of Texas at El Paso.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in creative writing from creative writing schools in El Paso in 2010. If you decide to attend one of El Paso's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in instate tuition and $27,475 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,064 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,771.
If you plan on staying in El Paso after graduating from creative writing school, you should know that job prospects for creative writers in El Paso, which is the most popular creative writing profession, are good. The government projects that the number of creative writers in El Paso will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.