Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has one creative writing school within its city limits. Colorado College has a total student population of 2,032. It is the 92nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Colorado.
Creative Writing students from Colorado Springs 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 Springs area alone, there are 200 employed technical writers earning an average salary of $64,330. Writers and authors in this area earn $38,170/yr and there are 90 employed.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Colorado Springs are held by writers and authors, and 1/1000 are held by technical writers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado College ends up costing a student $21,026/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|