With an overall population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100, approximately 28,987 of Iowa City students attend one of Iowa City's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Iowa City, by student population, is University of Iowa. In 2010, University of Iowa graduated approximately 189 students from its art program.
In 2010, 209 students graduated with an art degree from one of Iowa City's art schools. Tuition in 2009 at Iowa City's art schools was $19,438 per year for instate students and $34,812 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
If you decide to work as an artist in Iowa City, your job prospects are not very good. Iowa City's artist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.