Carson has a total population of 89,730 and a student population of 14,667. Of these students, 14,477 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Carson's largest art school is California State University-Dominguez Hills. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Art program at California State University-Dominguez Hills.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in art in Carson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,671 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Carson art schools was an average of $30,831 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Carson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Carson-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Carson, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 24,900 artists in California. Of these artists, 4,460 were working in the greater Carson area. The government projects that the number of artists in Carson will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Carson is $69,170 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.