Milwaukee has a general population of 596,974 and an overall student population of 85,247. Approximately 6,276 of Milwaukee's students are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
Of the 1 creative writing schools in Milwaukee, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Cardinal Stritch University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Cardinal Stritch University with credentials in creative writing.
In 2009 tuition at creative writing schools in Milwaukee was $21,790 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Milwaukee-based creative writing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,532.
If you plan on staying in Milwaukee after graduating from creative writing school, you should know that job prospects for creative writers in Milwaukee, which is the most popular creative writing profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 creative writers in Wisconsin were working in the greater Milwaukee area. The government projects that the number of creative writers in Milwaukee will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a creative writer in Milwaukee is $46,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for creative writers.