With an overall population of 21,249 and a student population of 6,403, approximately 6,300 of Ashland students attend one of Ashland's schools that offer art programs.
Ashland's largest art school is Ashland University. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Ashland University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an art degree in Ashland. If you decide to attend a art school in Ashland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,646.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,352 per year, on average, for room and board at Ashland-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Ashland will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.