Lancaster has a total population of 56,348 and a student population of 5,789. Of these students, 278 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Lancaster's largest photography school is Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. In 2010, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a photography degree from one of Lancaster's photography schools. In 2009 tuition at photography schools in Lancaster was $17,280 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,367 for photography related books and supplies every year.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 photographers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Lancaster area. The government projects that the number of photographers in Lancaster will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in Lancaster is $35,240 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for photographers.