Athens has a general population of 21,342 and an overall student population of 22,647. Approximately 22,647 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Athens, the largest art school, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 21 students from its art program.
A reported 99 students graduated with credentials in art in Athens in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,905 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Athens art schools was an average of $31,869 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $873 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Athens will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.