With an overall population of 43,724 and a student population of 17,089, approximately 12,391 of Valdosta students attend one of Valdosta's schools that offer art programs.
Valdosta's largest art school is Valdosta State University. In 2010, Valdosta State University graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with an art degree in Valdosta. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,024 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Valdosta art schools was an average of $28,606 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,420 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 Valdosta after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Valdosta, which is the most popular art profession, are good. Valdosta's artist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.