With an overall population of 17,048 and a student population of 15,498, approximately 15,378 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer art programs.
Newport's largest art school is Northern Kentucky University. In 2010, Northern Kentucky University graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with an art degree in Newport. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,509 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newport art schools was an average of $23,509 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
If you plan on staying in Newport after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Newport, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 artists in Kentucky were working in the greater Newport area. The government projects that the number of artists in Newport will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Newport, you can expect to make an average salary of $16,100 per year. This is the same as the average salary for artists in the state.
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