If you are interested in pursuing art, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 art schools in Arlington, Virginia. Arlington has a general population of 189,453 and an overall student population of 4,947. Approximately 3,480 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
The largest art school in Arlington, by student population, is Marymount University. In 2010, Marymount University graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in art.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with an art degree from one of Arlington's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,620 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arlington-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Arlington, your job prospects are average. There were 550 artists working in Virginia and 1,630 working in the greater Arlington area in 2010. The number of artists in Arlington is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Arlington is $82,360 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.
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