Grand Junction has a general population of 41,986 and an overall student population of 7,859. Approximately 7,042 of Grand Junction's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Mesa State College is the largest art school in Grand Junction, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Art program at Mesa State College.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in art in Grand Junction in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Grand Junction, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,338.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,748 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,507 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Grand Junction, your job prospects are good. The number of artists in Grand Junction is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.