West Palm Beach has a general population of 82,103 and an overall student population of 9,249. Approximately 3,260 of West Palm Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in West Palm Beach, the largest art school, by student population, is Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach. In 2010, Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an art degree from one of West Palm Beach's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in West Palm Beach. And if you live on campus at one of the West Palm Beach-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,338 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,050.
If you decide to work as an artist in West Palm Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 artists in Florida were working in the greater West Palm Beach area. The number of artists in West Palm Beach is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in West Palm Beach is $18,170 per year, which is lower than the average for artists state-wide.