Ashland has a general population of 19,522 and an overall student population of 5,104. Approximately 5,104 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Ashland, the largest art school, by student population, is Southern Oregon University. In 2010, Southern Oregon University graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with an art degree from one of Ashland's art schools. Tuition in 2009 at Ashland's art schools was $19,806 per year for instate students and $33,468 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ashland-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,454 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an artist in Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. The number of artists in Ashland is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.