Mount Pleasant has a total population of 25,946 and a student population of 27,472. Of these students, 27,247 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Central Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Art program at Central Michigan University.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with an art degree from one of Mount Pleasant's art schools. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's art schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an artist in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Mount Pleasant will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.