With an overall population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814, approximately 4,814 of Chester students attend one of Chester's schools that offer art programs.
Chester's largest art school is Widener University-Main Campus. In 2010, Widener University-Main Campus graduated approximately 1 students from its art program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in art in Chester in 2010. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Chester was $31,840 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Chester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 artists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chester area. The number of artists in Chester is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Chester, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.