The largest art school in Northridge, by student population, is California State University-Northridge. In 2010, California State University-Northridge graduated approximately 253 students from its art program.
A total of 258 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Northridge in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Northridge's art schools was $21,449 per year for instate students and $32,609 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Northridge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,137 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,825.
If you plan on staying in Northridge after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Northridge, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. The number of artists in Northridge is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.