Bakersfield, California has 2 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. Bakersfield has a general population of 247,057 and an overall student population of 29,236. Approximately 26,405 of Bakersfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Bakersfield, by student population, is California State University-Bakersfield. In 2010, California State University-Bakersfield graduated approximately 23 students from its art program.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with an art degree in Bakersfield. If you decide to attend one of Bakersfield's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,001 per year in instate tuition and $28,161 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,305 per year, on average, for room and board at Bakersfield-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,871.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bakersfield, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 5% in Bakersfield. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
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