Frederick, Maryland has 2 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. With an overall population of 52,767 and a student population of 8,927, approximately 8,726 of Frederick students attend one of Frederick's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 2 art schools in Frederick, the largest art school, by student population, is Hood College. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Art program at Hood College.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with an art degree in Frederick. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Frederick was $15,400 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Frederick-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,711.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Frederick, your job prospects are good. There were 1,370 artists working in Maryland and 230 working in the greater Frederick area in 2010. Frederick's artist workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Frederick is $58,720 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.
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