Americus has a total population of 17,013 and a student population of 5,465. Of these students, 2,903 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Georgia Southwestern State University is the largest art school in Americus, based on student population. In 2010, Georgia Southwestern State University graduated approximately 5 students from its art program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in art in Americus in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Americus's art schools was $17,366 per year for instate students and $25,882 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Americus, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 16% in Americus. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.