If you are interested in pursuing art, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 art schools in Provo, Utah. Provo has a general population of 105,166 and an overall student population of 35,114. Approximately 34,617 of Provo's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Brigham Young University is the largest art school in Provo, based on student population. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Brigham Young University with credentials in art.
A total of 143 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Provo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,133 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Provo. And if you live on campus at one of the Provo-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,343.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 420 artists in Utah, 40 were working in the greater Provo area. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 18% in Provo. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Provo is $30,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.