Charleston has a general population of 21,039 and an overall student population of 11,966. Approximately 11,966 of Charleston's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Charleston, the largest art school, by student population, is Eastern Illinois University. In 2010, Eastern Illinois University graduated approximately 53 students with credentials in art.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in art in Charleston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Charleston's art schools was $19,877 per year for instate students and $34,217 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $120 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,078 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an artist in Charleston, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 9% in Charleston. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.