With an overall population of 61,821 and a student population of 7,941, approximately 2,194 of Schenectady students attend one of Schenectady's schools that offer art programs.
Union College is the largest art school in Schenectady, based on student population. In 2010, Union College graduated approximately 14 students from its art program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an art degree in Schenectady.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $485 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Schenectady.
If you plan on staying in Schenectady after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Schenectady, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. There were 7,080 artists working in New York and 80 working in the greater Schenectady area in 2010. The government projects that the number of artists in Schenectady will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Schenectady is $50,670 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.