Wilmington has a total population of 72,664 and a student population of 3,652. Of these students, 226 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Delaware College of Art and Design is the largest photography school in Wilmington, based on student population. In 2010, Delaware College of Art and Design graduated approximately 14 students from its photography program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in photography in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to attend a photography school in Wilmington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,830.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,735 for photography related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilmington-based photography schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,877.
If you plan on staying in Wilmington after graduating from photography school, you should know that job prospects for photographers in Wilmington, which is the most popular photography profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 photographers in Delaware were working in the greater Wilmington area. The number of photographers in Wilmington is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Wilmington, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for photographers in the state.