Chicopee has a total population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260. Of these students, 1,260 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Chicopee's largest art school is College of Our Lady of the Elms. In 2010, College of Our Lady of the Elms graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in art.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in art in Chicopee in 2010. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Chicopee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicopee-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicopee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 artists in Massachusetts were working in the greater Chicopee area. Chicopee's artist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Chicopee, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,260 per year. This is lower than the average salary for artists in the state.