Bellingham, Washington has 2 art schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in art. Bellingham has a total population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765. Of these students, 15,184 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 2 art schools in Bellingham, the largest art school, by student population, is Western Washington University. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Western Washington University with credentials in art.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in art in Bellingham in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bellingham's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,956 per year in instate tuition and $20,471 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Bellingham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,735 per year, on average, for room and board at Bellingham-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,230.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bellingham, your job prospects are not very good. Bellingham's artist workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.
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