Columbus has a total population of 185,781 and a student population of 12,828. Of these students, 8,178 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Columbus's largest art school is Columbus State University. In 2010, Columbus State University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an art degree from one of Columbus's art schools. Tuition in 2009 at Columbus's art schools was $18,043 per year for instate students and $29,657 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $974 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Columbus-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,973.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Columbus, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of artists in Columbus will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.