Monessen has a total population of 8,669 and a student population of 354. Of these students, 354 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Monessen's largest art school is Douglas Education Center. In 2010, Douglas Education Center graduated approximately 7 students from its art program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an art degree from one of Monessen's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Monessen was $9,058 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,737 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Monessen.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Monessen, your job prospects are good. There were 1,800 artists working in Pennsylvania and 70 working in the greater Monessen area in 2010. The number of artists in Monessen is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Monessen is $36,290 per year, which is lower than the average for artists state-wide.