New Britain has a general population of 71,538 and an overall student population of 15,639. Approximately 12,461 of New Britain's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Central Connecticut State University is the largest art school in New Britain, based on student population. In 2010, Central Connecticut State University graduated approximately 17 students from its art program.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in art in New Britain in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,442 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Britain art schools was an average of $30,036 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in New Britain. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
If you plan on staying in New Britain after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in New Britain, which is the most popular art profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 artists in Connecticut were working in the greater New Britain area. The government projects that the number of artists in New Britain will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in New Britain, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,680 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.