With an overall population of 19,661 and a student population of 9,428, approximately 9,428 of Marquette students attend one of Marquette's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Marquette, the largest art school, by student population, is Northern Michigan University. In 2010, Northern Michigan University graduated approximately 94 students from its art program.
In 2010, 96 students graduated with an art degree from one of Marquette's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,680 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marquette art schools was an average of $22,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $830 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Marquette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marquette, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Marquette will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.