With an overall population of 56,063 and a student population of 2,094, approximately 2,094 of San Rafael students attend one of San Rafael's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in San Rafael, by student population, is Dominican University of California. In 2010, Dominican University of California graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an art degree from one of San Rafael's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in San Rafael was $33,840 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Rafael-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $13,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
If you plan on staying in San Rafael after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in San Rafael, which is the most popular art profession, are average. In 2010, there were 24,900 artists in California. Of these artists, 1,700 were working in the greater San Rafael area. The number of artists in San Rafael is expected 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 Rafael is $70,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.