With an overall population of 8,195 and a student population of 3,067, approximately 2,939 of Oberlin students attend one of Oberlin's schools that offer art programs.
Oberlin College is the largest art school in Oberlin, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Oberlin College with credentials in art.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Oberlin in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $40,004 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,808 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Oberlin-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $10,480 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Oberlin, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,010 artists in Ohio. Of these artists, 90 were working in the greater Oberlin area. The number of artists in Oberlin is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Oberlin is $48,320 per year, which is lower than the average for artists state-wide.