Rockford has a total population of 150,115 and a student population of 12,571. Of these students, 1,341 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Rockford's largest art school is Rockford College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Rockford College with credentials in art.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Rockford in 2010. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Rockford was $24,250 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rockford-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $6,750 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,850.
If you decide to work as an artist in Rockford, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 9% in Rockford. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.