Charlottesville has a general population of 45,049 and an overall student population of 29,814. Approximately 24,355 of Charlottesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
University of Virginia-Main Campus is the largest art school in Charlottesville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 87 students graduated from the Art program at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
A total of 98 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Charlottesville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Charlottesville's art schools was $21,142 per year for instate students and $43,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Charlottesville-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,290 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Charlottesville after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Charlottesville, which is the most popular art profession, are average. By the year 2018, the number of artists is expected to increase by 11% in Charlottesville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.