Salem has a general population of 136,924 and an overall student population of 16,514. Approximately 2,838 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Salem, by student population, is Willamette University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Willamette University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an art degree in Salem. If you decide to attend a art school in Salem, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,610.
You should also anticipate spending about $920 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salem-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,550 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Salem, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Salem will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.