Wheaton has a total population of 55,416 and a student population of 3,150. Of these students, 2,920 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Wheaton's largest art school is Wheaton College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Art program at Wheaton College.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Wheaton in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Wheaton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,520.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Wheaton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Wheaton-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wheaton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,710 artists in Illinois. Of these artists, 760 were working in the greater Wheaton area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 10% in Wheaton. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Wheaton, 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.