Jacksonville has a total population of 8,404 and a student population of 9,351. Of these students, 9,351 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Jacksonville, the largest art school, by student population, is Jacksonville State University. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Jacksonville State University with credentials in art.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Jacksonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,378 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jacksonville art schools was an average of $21,370 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,204 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,876.
If you plan on staying in Jacksonville after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Jacksonville, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. The number of artists in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.