Of the 1 art schools in Mahwah, the largest art school, by student population, is Ramapo College of New Jersey. In 2010, Ramapo College of New Jersey graduated approximately 31 students from its art program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with an art degree in Mahwah. If you decide to attend one of Mahwah's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,637 per year in instate tuition and $33,320 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,949 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,888.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mahwah, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,400 artists in New Jersey, 2,410 were working in the greater Mahwah area. The government projects that the number of artists in Mahwah will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Mahwah is $65,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.