With an overall population of 63,893 and a student population of 13,945, approximately 10,446 of Merced students attend one of Merced's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Merced, the largest art school, by student population, is Merced College. In 2010, Merced College graduated approximately 2 students from its art program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an art degree from one of Merced's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Merced was $658 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for art related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Merced after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Merced, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. The number of artists in Merced is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.