There are 2 art schools in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Las Vegas has a general population of 14,565 and an overall student population of 5,530. Approximately 5,530 of Las Vegas's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 2 art schools in Las Vegas, the largest art school, by student population, is New Mexico Highlands University. In 2010, New Mexico Highlands University graduated approximately 5 students from its art program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Las Vegas in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Las Vegas's art schools was $15,362 per year for instate students and $16,929 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $825 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Las Vegas. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,555 per year, on average, for room and board at Las Vegas-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,819.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Vegas, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 13% in Las Vegas. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.