Grand Rapids, Michigan has 3 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. Grand Rapids has a total population of 197,800 and a student population of 38,883. Of these students, 23,181 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Grand Rapids, by student population, is Grand Rapids Community College. In 2010, Grand Rapids Community College graduated approximately 22 students from its art program.
A total of 70 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Grand Rapids in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Grand Rapids, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $16,219.
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 Grand Rapids. And if you live on campus at one of the Grand Rapids-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,644 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,222.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 920 artists in Michigan. Of these artists, 40 were working in the greater Grand Rapids area. The government projects that the number of artists in Grand Rapids will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Grand Rapids is $53,070 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.
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