Waltham has a general population of 59,226 and an overall student population of 11,226. Approximately 5,598 of Waltham's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Waltham, the largest art school, by student population, is Brandeis University. In 2010, Brandeis University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with an art degree from one of Waltham's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,762 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Waltham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
If you decide to work as an artist in Waltham, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,250 artists working in Massachusetts and 660 working in the greater Waltham area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 6% in Waltham. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Waltham is $57,530 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.