With an overall population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634, approximately 2,584 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer art programs.
Salve Regina University is the largest art school in Newport, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Salve Regina University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an art degree from one of Newport's art schools. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Newport was $30,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 110 artists in Rhode Island, 30 were working in the greater Newport area. The government projects that the number of artists in Newport will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Newport is $57,810 per year, which is the same as the average for artists state-wide.