If you decide that you want to get an art degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 art schools in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Cedar Rapids has a general population of 120,758 and an overall student population of 22,330. Approximately 21,220 of Cedar Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 3 art schools in Cedar Rapids, the largest art school, by student population, is Kirkwood Community College. In 2010, Kirkwood Community College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in art.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Cedar Rapids in 2010. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Cedar Rapids was $18,233 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,136 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,065 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,081.
If you plan on staying in Cedar Rapids after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Cedar Rapids, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Cedar Rapids will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068
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1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797
1220 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-5092