There are 2 art schools in Lexington, Kentucky. With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371, approximately 27,387 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 2 art schools in Lexington, the largest art school, by student population, is University of Kentucky. In 2010, approximately 53 students graduated from the Art program at University of Kentucky.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with an art degree from one of Lexington's art schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lexington's art schools was $27,791 per year for instate students and $32,069 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lexington-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,447 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,106.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lexington, your job prospects are not very good. Lexington's artist workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.