Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one creative writing school within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a total student population of 29,080. It is the 1903rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Creative Writing students from Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 180 employed technical writers earning an average salary of $49,470. Writers and authors in this area earn $62,230/yr and there are 290 employed.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.332 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by writers and authors, and 0.212/1000 are held by technical writers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nevada-Las Vegas ends up costing a student $8,166/yr.