Colorado contains four schools that offer creative writing programs. Colorado College, the highest-ranking creative writing school in CO, has a total student population of 2,032 and is the 92nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 creative writing schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Naropa University comes out as the most expensive ($21,204/yr), with Colorado State University as the lowest recorded at only $12,132/yr.
Creative Writing students from Colorado schools who go on to become creative writers, writers, storytellers, freelances, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Technical writers make on average $65,610 per year and there are about 46,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 1,080 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $66,570. Writers and authors in this state earn $65,570/yr and there are 520 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from creative writing, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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