With an overall population of 48,715 and a student population of 29,104, approximately 28,916 of Chapel Hill students attend one of Chapel Hill's schools that offer art programs.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the largest art school in Chapel Hill, based on student population. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with credentials in art.
A reported 65 students graduated with credentials in art in Chapel Hill in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Chapel Hill's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,851 per year in instate tuition and $35,739 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chapel Hill-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,753.
If you plan on staying in Chapel Hill after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Chapel Hill, which is the most popular art profession, are good. There were 1,900 artists working in North Carolina and 140 working in the greater Chapel Hill area in 2010. The number of artists in Chapel Hill is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Chapel Hill is $55,740 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.