Carrollton has a total population of 19,843 and a student population of 11,500. Of these students, 11,500 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Carrollton, by student population, is University of West Georgia. In 2010, University of West Georgia graduated approximately 40 students from its art program.
A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Carrollton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,748 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Carrollton art schools was an average of $29,724 per year in 2009.
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 Carrollton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,504 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an artist in Carrollton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,950 artists in Georgia, 580 were working in the greater Carrollton area. The government projects that the number of artists in Carrollton will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Carrollton is $54,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.