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Photography Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Photography Schools in Pittsburgh, PA

If you are interested in pursuing photography, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 photography schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh has a general population of 334,563 and an overall student population of 89,620. Approximately 6,204 of Pittsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.

Of the 2 photography schools in Pittsburgh, the largest photography school, by student population, is Point Park University. In 2010, Point Park University graduated approximately 8 students from its photography program.

A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in photography in Pittsburgh in 2010. In 2009 tuition at photography schools in Pittsburgh was $24,812 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $930 for photography related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,400.

Photography Salaries and Career Outlook in Pittsburgh

Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 photographers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. The number of photographers in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.

As a photographer in Pittsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for photographers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Photography Degree in Pittsburgh
  • Associates Degree in Photography
  • Bachelors Degree in Photography
  • Photography Classes
  • Photography Courses
  • Photography Training

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  1. 1Point Park UniversityPoint Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2Chatham UniversityChatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree