Portsmouth has a total population of 20,909 and a student population of 8,944. Of these students, 4,300 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Shawnee State University is the largest art school in Portsmouth, based on student population. In 2010, Shawnee State University graduated approximately 30 students from its art program.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Portsmouth in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Portsmouth's art schools was $18,350 per year for instate students and $22,694 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,440 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Portsmouth-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an artist in Portsmouth, your job prospects are not very good. Portsmouth's artist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.