Decatur has a general population of 18,147 and an overall student population of 27,990. Approximately 868 of Decatur's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Decatur's largest art school is Agnes Scott College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Agnes Scott College with credentials in art.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an art degree in Decatur. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,105 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,850 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Decatur after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Decatur, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,950 artists in Georgia. Of these artists, 580 were working in the greater Decatur area. The number of artists in Decatur is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Decatur, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.