Augusta has a total population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781. Of these students, 7,061 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Augusta, by student population, is Augusta State University. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Augusta State University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an art degree in Augusta. If you decide to attend one of Augusta's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,530 per year in instate tuition and $26,818 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Augusta. And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $5,250 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,930.
If you decide to work as an artist in Augusta, your job prospects are good. The number of artists in Augusta is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.