With an overall population of 332,969 and a student population of 30,763, approximately 28,085 of Arlington students attend one of Arlington's schools that offer art programs.
The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest art school in Arlington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 121 students graduated from the Art program at The University of Texas at Arlington.
A reported 126 students graduated with credentials in art in Arlington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,181 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arlington art schools was an average of $25,829 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $908 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Arlington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
If you decide to work as an artist in Arlington, your job prospects are good. Arlington's artist workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.