Bolivar has a total population of 9,143 and a student population of 3,716. Of these students, 3,716 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Bolivar, by student population, is Southwest Baptist University. In 2010, Southwest Baptist University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in art.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Bolivar in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,530 per year in tuition costs.
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 Bolivar-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $5,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,530.
If you plan on staying in Bolivar after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Bolivar, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. There were 920 artists working in Missouri and 40 working in the greater Bolivar area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 1% in Bolivar. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Bolivar is $50,510 per year, which is the same as the average for artists state-wide.