Huntsville has a total population of 35,078 and a student population of 16,850. Of these students, 16,772 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Huntsville, the largest art school, by student population, is Sam Houston State University. In 2010, Sam Houston State University graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in art.
A reported 57 students graduated with credentials in art in Huntsville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Huntsville's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,870 per year in instate tuition and $26,180 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,063 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Huntsville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,744 per year, on average, for room and board at Huntsville-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Huntsville, your job prospects are good. The number of artists in Huntsville is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.