Ruston has a total population of 20,546 and a student population of 11,282. Of these students, 11,264 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
The largest photography school in Ruston, by student population, is Louisiana Tech University. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Louisiana Tech University with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a photography degree in Ruston. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,534 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ruston photography schools was an average of $20,931 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for photography related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Ruston after graduating from photography school, you should know that job prospects for photographers in Ruston, which is the most popular photography profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of photographers in Ruston will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.