If you are interested in pursuing art, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 art schools in Ithaca, New York. Ithaca has a general population of 29,287 and an overall student population of 27,527. Approximately 27,527 of Ithaca's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Cornell University is the largest art school in Ithaca, based on student population. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Cornell University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 99 students graduated with an art degree from one of Ithaca's art schools. If you decide to attend a art school in Ithaca, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,007.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ithaca-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $11,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,254.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ithaca, your job prospects are not very good. The number of artists in Ithaca is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.