Brownsville has a total population of 139,722 and a student population of 18,432. Of these students, 17,151 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The University of Texas at Brownsville is the largest art school in Brownsville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Art program at The University of Texas at Brownsville.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Brownsville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Brownsville's art schools was $15,608 per year for instate students and $22,810 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $646 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board at Brownsville-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brownsville, your job prospects are good. Brownsville'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.