Ashland has a general population of 6,619 and an overall student population of 1,246. Approximately 1,246 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Ashland, the largest art school, by student population, is Randolph-Macon College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Randolph-Macon College with credentials in art.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an art degree from one of Ashland's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,182 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 Ashland. And if you live on campus at one of the Ashland-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,891 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Ashland, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 artists in Virginia were working in the greater Ashland area. The government projects that the number of artists in Ashland will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Ashland is $52,800 per year, which is the same as the average for artists state-wide.