West Lafayette has a total population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052. Of these students, 41,052 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Purdue University-Main Campus is the largest art school in West Lafayette, based on student population. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in art.
A reported 82 students graduated with credentials in art in West Lafayette in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at West Lafayette's art schools was $20,638 per year for instate students and $37,118 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,220 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in West Lafayette. And if you live on campus at one of the West Lafayette-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in West Lafayette, your job prospects are average. The number of artists in West Lafayette is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.