Durango has a general population of 13,922 and an overall student population of 3,770. Approximately 3,770 of Durango's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Durango, by student population, is Fort Lewis College. In 2010, Fort Lewis College graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with an art degree in Durango. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Durango art schools was an average of $30,856 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,698 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,198 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Durango after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Durango, which is the most popular art profession, are good. Durango's artist workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.