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 Austin, Texas. With an overall population of 656,562 and a student population of 106,258, approximately 96,536 of Austin students attend one of Austin's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Austin, by student population, is The University of Texas at Austin. Approximately 98 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas at Austin with credentials in art.
In 2010, 287 students graduated with an art degree from one of Austin's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,937 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Austin art schools was an average of $40,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,020 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Austin. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,249 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,242.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Austin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,860 artists in Texas, 290 were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's artist workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Austin is $43,790 per year, which is lower than the average for artists state-wide.
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