With an overall population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144, approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso students attend one of Valparaiso's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Valparaiso, by student population, is Valparaiso University. In 2010, Valparaiso University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an art degree in Valparaiso. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Valparaiso was $28,320 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you plan on staying in Valparaiso after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Valparaiso, which is the most popular art profession, are average. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 9% in Valparaiso. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.