Evanston has a general population of 74,239 and an overall student population of 20,444. Approximately 19,853 of Evanston's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Northwestern University is the largest art school in Evanston, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Northwestern University with credentials in art.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Evanston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,463.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,685 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Evanston-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Evanston, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 artists in Illinois were working in the greater Evanston area. The number of artists in Evanston is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Evanston, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.