Potsdam has a general population of 9,425 and an overall student population of 7,486. Approximately 4,299 of Potsdam's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Potsdam, by student population, is SUNY College at Potsdam. In 2010, SUNY College at Potsdam graduated approximately 34 students from its art program.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Potsdam in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,494 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Potsdam art schools was an average of $26,394 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Potsdam-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $9,570 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,724.
If you decide to work as an artist in Potsdam, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 6% in Potsdam. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.