Bowie has a general population of 50,269 and an overall student population of 5,617. Approximately 5,617 of Bowie's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Bowie, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Art program at Bowie State University.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with an art degree from one of Bowie's art schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bowie's art schools was $18,645 per year for instate students and $29,083 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Bowie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 artists in Maryland were working in the greater Bowie area. The number of artists in Bowie is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Bowie is $82,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.