Emmitsburg has a total population of 2,290 and a student population of 2,080. Of these students, 2,080 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Emmitsburg, by student population, is Mount St. Mary's University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Mount St. Mary's University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an art degree from one of Emmitsburg's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Emmitsburg was $29,020 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Emmitsburg-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $9,878 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,270.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Emmitsburg, your job prospects are good. There were 1,370 artists working in Maryland and 230 working in the greater Emmitsburg area in 2010. Emmitsburg's artist workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Emmitsburg is $58,720 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.