Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Costa Mesa's largest art school is Orange Coast College. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from Orange Coast College with credentials in art.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with an art certificate in Costa Mesa. If you decide to attend a art school in Costa Mesa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $686.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for art related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an artist in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 artists in California were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 8% in Costa Mesa. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Costa Mesa is $62,660 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.