If you are interested in pursuing art, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 art schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642, approximately 20,249 of Bethlehem students attend one of Bethlehem's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Bethlehem, by student population, is Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary. In 2010, approximately 30 students graduated from the Art program at Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.
A reported 69 students graduated with credentials in art in Bethlehem in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bethlehem's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $37,438 per year in instate tuition and $38,558 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,083 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bethlehem-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,596 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,814.
If you plan on staying in Bethlehem after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Bethlehem, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,800 artists in Pennsylvania, 50 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. Bethlehem's artist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Bethlehem is $51,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.
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