If you decide that you want to get an art degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 art schools in Jackson, Tennessee. With an overall population of 59,643 and a student population of 12,797, approximately 4,570 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Jackson, by student population, is Union University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Art program at Union University.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Jackson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Jackson was $19,805 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jackson-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,987 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,570.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jackson, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to decrease by -17% in Jackson. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
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