If you are interested in pursuing art, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 art schools in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora has a general population of 276,393 and an overall student population of 10,366. Approximately 1,807 of Aurora's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Pickens Technical College is the largest art school in Aurora, based on student population. In 2010, Pickens Technical College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 69 students graduated with an art certificate from one of Aurora's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Aurora was $2,106 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,749 for art related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Aurora, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 artists in Colorado were working in the greater Aurora area. The government projects that the number of artists in Aurora will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Aurora is $53,120 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.