Bethpage has a general population of 16,543 and an overall student population of 1,779. Approximately 1,779 of Bethpage's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Bethpage, by student population, is Briarcliffe College. In 2010, Briarcliffe College graduated approximately 115 students from its art program.
In 2010, 115 students graduated with an art degree in Bethpage. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Bethpage was $17,392 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bethpage-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,869.
If you decide to work as an artist in Bethpage, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,090 artists in New York, 130 were working in the greater Bethpage area. The government projects that the number of artists in Bethpage will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Bethpage, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for artists in the state.