Fort Collins has a general population of 118,652 and an overall student population of 30,029. Approximately 28,902 of Fort Collins's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Fort Collins's largest art school is Colorado State University. In 2010, Colorado State University graduated approximately 126 students from its art program.
A reported 159 students graduated with credentials in art in Fort Collins in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Collins's art schools was $18,054 per year for instate students and $33,976 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,126 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Fort Collins. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Collins-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,378 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fort Collins after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Fort Collins, which is the most popular art profession, are good. The number of artists in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.