Northfield, Minnesota has 2 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. With an overall population of 17,147 and a student population of 5,108, approximately 5,108 of Northfield students attend one of Northfield's schools that offer art programs.
Carleton College is the largest art school in Northfield, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Carleton College with credentials in art.
A total of 53 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Northfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,638 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $864 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Northfield-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $9,314 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Northfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 artists in Minnesota were working in the greater Northfield area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 8% in Northfield. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Northfield is $52,080 per year, which is the same as the average for artists state-wide.