Ankeny has a total population of 27,117 and a student population of 22,741. Of these students, 22,324 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Ankeny, the largest art school, by student population, is Des Moines Area Community College. In 2010, Des Moines Area Community College graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in art.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in art in Ankeny in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ankeny's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,682 per year in instate tuition and $17,132 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,380.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ankeny, your job prospects are not very good. Ankeny's artist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.