Hempstead has a total population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507. Of these students, 12,068 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Hempstead's largest art school is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in art.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Hempstead in 2010. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Hempstead was $30,130 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, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you plan on staying in Hempstead after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Hempstead, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,090 artists in New York, 130 were working in the greater Hempstead area. The number of artists in Hempstead is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Hempstead, 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.