With an overall population of 11,510 and a student population of 4,446, approximately 4,446 of Smithfield students attend one of Smithfield's schools that offer art programs.
Smithfield's largest art school is Johnston Community College. In 2010, Johnston Community College graduated approximately 16 students from its art program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an art degree in Smithfield. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Smithfield was $1,697 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,246 for art related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Smithfield after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Smithfield, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,900 artists in North Carolina, 100 were working in the greater Smithfield area. Smithfield's artist workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Smithfield is $55,800 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.