If you decide that you want to get an art degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 art schools in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Amherst's largest art school is University of Massachusetts Amherst. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from University of Massachusetts Amherst with credentials in art.
A total of 112 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Amherst in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Amherst's art schools was $41,972 per year for instate students and $45,804 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $833 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Amherst. And if you live on campus at one of the Amherst-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Amherst after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Amherst, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. Amherst's artist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
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Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000
893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001