Wayne has a total population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241. Of these students, 10,820 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Wayne's largest art school is William Paterson University of New Jersey. In 2010, William Paterson University of New Jersey graduated approximately 65 students from its art program.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with an art degree in Wayne. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wayne art schools was an average of $31,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wayne-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wayne, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,400 artists in New Jersey, 2,410 were working in the greater Wayne area. The number of artists in Wayne is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Wayne is $65,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.