Lancaster has a general population of 25,894 and an overall student population of 5,886. Approximately 5,886 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Lancaster, by student population, is Cedar Valley College. In 2010, Cedar Valley College graduated approximately 6 students from its art program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an art degree from one of Lancaster's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Lancaster.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Lancaster, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,860 artists in Texas, 640 were working in the greater Lancaster area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 18% in Lancaster. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Lancaster is $64,480 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.