Malibu has a general population of 12,575 and an overall student population of 7,733. Approximately 7,733 of Malibu's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Malibu's largest art school is Pepperdine University. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Art program at Pepperdine University.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an art degree from one of Malibu's art schools. If you decide to attend a art school in Malibu, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,850.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,980 per year, on average, for room and board at Malibu-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Malibu, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 24,900 artists in California, 4,460 were working in the greater Malibu area. Malibu's artist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Malibu, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,170 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.