With an overall population of 42,762 and a student population of 3,363, approximately 3,363 of Elmhurst students attend one of Elmhurst's schools that offer art programs.
Elmhurst College is the largest art school in Elmhurst, based on student population. In 2010, Elmhurst College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in art.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Elmhurst in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,330 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmhurst-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elmhurst, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,710 artists in Illinois, 760 were working in the greater Elmhurst area. The number of artists in Elmhurst is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Elmhurst is $57,260 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.