With an overall population of 10,545 and a student population of 3,370, approximately 3,370 of Silver City students attend one of Silver City's schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Silver City, the largest art school, by student population, is Western New Mexico University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Art program at Western New Mexico University.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an art degree in Silver City. Tuition in 2009 at Silver City's art schools was $16,209 per year for instate students and $25,445 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,560 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,038.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Silver City, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 13% in Silver City. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.