Joplin has a total population of 45,504 and a student population of 7,222. Of these students, 5,701 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Missouri Southern State University is the largest art school in Joplin, based on student population. In 2010, Missouri Southern State University graduated approximately 12 students from its art program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an art degree from one of Joplin's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,980 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Joplin art schools was an average of $17,982 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Joplin. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Joplin-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,080.