With an overall population of 103,455 and a student population of 11,817, approximately 10,188 of Clarksville students attend one of Clarksville's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Clarksville, by student population, is Austin Peay State University. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Austin Peay State University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with an art degree in Clarksville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,221 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Clarksville art schools was an average of $31,149 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,550 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarksville-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,274.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarksville, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Clarksville will decrease by -17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.