Hartford, Connecticut has 2 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. Hartford has a general population of 121,578 and an overall student population of 8,257. Approximately 6,718 of Hartford's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Trinity College is the largest art school in Hartford, based on student population. In 2010, Trinity College graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in art.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in art in Hartford in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Hartford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,020.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,125 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,560 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,450.
If you plan on staying in Hartford after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Hartford, which is the most popular art profession, are average. In 2010, of the 980 artists in Connecticut, 220 were working in the greater Hartford area. Hartford's artist workforce is projected 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 Hartford is $50,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.