With an overall population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032, approximately 3,471 of Scranton students attend one of Scranton's schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 1 photography schools in Scranton, the largest photography school, by student population, is Marywood University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Marywood University with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a photography degree from one of Scranton's photography schools. If you decide to attend a photography school in Scranton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,270.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for photography related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,498 per year, on average, for room and board at Scranton-based photography schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,870.
After graduating with your credentials in photography, if you decide to work as a photographer in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 photographers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Scranton area. The government projects that the number of photographers in Scranton will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Scranton, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for photographers in the state.