Forest Grove has a general population of 17,708 and an overall student population of 3,198. Approximately 3,198 of Forest Grove's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Forest Grove's largest art school is Pacific University. In 2010, Pacific University graduated approximately 9 students from its art program.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in art in Forest Grove in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,966 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Forest Grove. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,118 per year, on average, for room and board at Forest Grove-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Forest Grove after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Forest Grove, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, of the 440 artists in Oregon, 360 were working in the greater Forest Grove area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 12% in Forest Grove. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Forest Grove, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,560 per year. This is the same as the average salary for artists in the state.