Rensselaer has a total population of 5,294 and a student population of 1,011. Of these students, 1,011 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Rensselaer, the largest art school, by student population, is Saint Josephs College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Art program at Saint Josephs College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an art degree from one of Rensselaer's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,530 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rensselaer-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an artist in Rensselaer, your job prospects are average. The number of artists in Rensselaer is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.