Madison has a general population of 16,530 and an overall student population of 6,172. Approximately 2,667 of Madison's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Madison, by student population, is Drew University. In 2010, Drew University graduated approximately 10 students from its art program.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Madison in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Madison, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,267.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $3,228 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Madison. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,368 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $46,721.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Madison, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,400 artists working in New Jersey and 110 working in the greater Madison area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to decrease by -7% in Madison. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Madison is $51,210 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.