With an overall population of 14,375 and a student population of 2,885, approximately 2,622 of Mount Vernon students attend one of Mount Vernon's schools that offer art programs.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is the largest art school in Mount Vernon, based on student population. In 2010, Mount Vernon Nazarene University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an art degree in Mount Vernon. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Mount Vernon was $20,330 per year, on average.
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 Mount Vernon-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Vernon after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Mount Vernon, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. Mount Vernon's artist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.