With an overall population of 5,446 and a student population of 16,389, approximately 16,389 of Kingston students attend one of Kingston's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Kingston, by student population, is University of Rhode Island. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Art program at University of Rhode Island.
A total of 38 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Kingston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Kingston's art schools was $22,700 per year for instate students and $39,198 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Kingston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Kingston, your job prospects are good. There were 110 artists working in Rhode Island and 30 working in the greater Kingston area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 15% in Kingston. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Kingston is $57,810 per year, which is the same as the average for artists state-wide.