There are 2 art schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Baton Rouge has a general population of 227,818 and an overall student population of 51,755. Approximately 36,262 of Baton Rouge's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Baton Rouge's largest art school is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. In 2010, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College graduated approximately 93 students with credentials in art.
A reported 106 students graduated with credentials in art in Baton Rouge in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Baton Rouge's art schools was $15,587 per year for instate students and $23,058 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Baton Rouge-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $6,702 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,133.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 600 artists in Louisiana. Of these artists, 90 were working in the greater Baton Rouge area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 28% in Baton Rouge. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Baton Rouge is $61,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.
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