Bloomington has a general population of 64,808 and an overall student population of 2,202. Approximately 2,066 of Bloomington's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Illinois Wesleyan University is the largest art school in Bloomington, based on student population. In 2010, Illinois Wesleyan University graduated approximately 7 students from its art program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an art degree from one of Bloomington's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,982 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $780 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Bloomington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,776 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomington-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bloomington, your job prospects are average. The number of artists in Bloomington is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.