With an overall population of 35,318 and a student population of 4,495, approximately 3,063 of Westerville students attend one of Westerville's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Westerville, by student population, is Otterbein University. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Otterbein University with credentials in art.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in art in Westerville in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Westerville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,321.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,068 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Westerville-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,374 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 Westerville after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Westerville, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,010 artists in Ohio, 160 were working in the greater Westerville area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 1% in Westerville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Westerville is $64,440 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.