Towson has a general population of 51,793 and an overall student population of 2,977. Approximately 2,279 of Towson's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Towson, the largest art school, by student population, is Goucher College. In 2010, Goucher College graduated approximately 25 students from its art program.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with an art degree in Towson. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Towson was $33,785 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Towson. And if you live on campus at one of the Towson-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $10,756 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,505.
If you plan on staying in Towson after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Towson, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 artists in Maryland were working in the greater Towson area. Towson'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.
As an artist in Towson, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for artists in the state.