Los Altos has a total population of 27,693 and a student population of 18,293. Of these students, 18,293 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Foothill College is the largest art school in Los Altos, based on student population. In 2010, Foothill College graduated approximately 4 students from its art program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an art degree in Los Altos. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $894 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,728 for art related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Los Altos after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Los Altos, which is the most popular art profession, are average. There were 24,900 artists working in California and 560 working in the greater Los Altos area in 2010. Los Altos's artist workforce is projected to 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 Los Altos is $79,220 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.