With an overall population of 13,178 and a student population of 4,206, approximately 4,206 of Brainerd students attend one of Brainerd's schools that offer photography programs.
Central Lakes College-Brainerd is the largest photography school in Brainerd, based on student population. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from Central Lakes College-Brainerd with credentials in photography.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in photography in Brainerd in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,019 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a photography program in Brainerd.
If you plan on staying in Brainerd after graduating from photography school, you should know that job prospects for photographers in Brainerd, which is the most popular photography profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 31 photographers in Minnesota were working in the greater Brainerd area. The number of photographers in Brainerd is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in Brainerd is $23,080 per year, which is lower than the average for photographers state-wide.