With an overall population of 11,131 and a student population of 4,679, approximately 4,679 of Portales students attend one of Portales's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Portales, the largest art school, by student population, is Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus. In 2010, Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus graduated approximately 8 students from its art program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an art degree in Portales. Tuition in 2009 at Portales's art schools was $13,976 per year for instate students and $19,526 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,374 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,602.
If you decide to work as an artist in Portales, your job prospects are good. Portales's artist workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.