Blacksburg has a general population of 39,573 and an overall student population of 31,581. Approximately 30,870 of Blacksburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Blacksburg, the largest art school, by student population, is Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Art program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
A total of 93 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Blacksburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Blacksburg's art schools was $19,565 per year for instate students and $32,838 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,985.
If you decide to work as an artist in Blacksburg, your job prospects are average. The number of artists in Blacksburg is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131