Newark, New Jersey has 2 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. Newark has a general population of 273,546 and an overall student population of 40,840. Approximately 24,815 of Newark's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Rutgers University-Newark is the largest art school in Newark, based on student population. In 2010, Rutgers University-Newark graduated approximately 21 students from its art program.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in art in Newark in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Newark's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,345 per year in instate tuition and $36,977 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,315 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Newark. And if you live on campus at one of the Newark-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $11,155 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,399.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newark, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,400 artists working in New Jersey and 110 working in the greater Newark area in 2010. The government projects that the number of artists in Newark 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 Newark is $51,210 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.
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