New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571. Of these students, 37,366 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in New Brunswick, by student population, is Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Approximately 94 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-New Brunswick with credentials in art.
In 2010, 148 students graduated with an art degree in New Brunswick. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Brunswick art schools was an average of $37,510 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
If you plan on staying in New Brunswick after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in New Brunswick, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,400 artists in New Jersey. Of these artists, 90 were working in the greater New Brunswick area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to decrease by -7% in New Brunswick. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in New Brunswick is $52,190 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.