There are 2 art schools in Jamaica, New York.
Jamaica's largest art school is St. John's University-New York. In 2010, St. John's University-New York graduated approximately 7 students from its art program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with an art degree from one of Jamaica's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,476 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,140 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,147.
If you plan on staying in Jamaica after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Jamaica, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. Jamaica's artist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
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