San Mateo has a total population of 92,482 and a student population of 11,310. Of these students, 11,310 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in San Mateo, by student population, is College of San Mateo. In 2010, College of San Mateo graduated approximately 8 students from its art program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an art certificate in San Mateo. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for art related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in San Mateo, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 24,900 artists in California, 1,700 were working in the greater San Mateo area. San Mateo'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 San Mateo is $70,400 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.