With an overall population of 6,551 and a student population of 8,810, approximately 8,810 of La Plata students attend one of La Plata's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in La Plata, the largest art school, by student population, is College of Southern Maryland. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from College of Southern Maryland with credentials in art.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in art in La Plata in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in La Plata, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,952.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in La Plata.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in La Plata, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 650 artists in Maryland, 1,630 were working in the greater La Plata area. The number of artists in La Plata is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in La Plata is $82,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.