With an overall population of 57,564 and a student population of 6,127, approximately 5,988 of Harlingen students attend one of Harlingen's schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Harlingen, by student population, is Texas State Technical College Harlingen. In 2010, Texas State Technical College Harlingen graduated approximately 23 students from its art program.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with an art degree in Harlingen. Tuition in 2009 at Harlingen's art schools was $14,818 per year for instate students and $19,174 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,413 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Harlingen. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Harlingen-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,111.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Harlingen, your job prospects are good. The number of artists in Harlingen is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.