With an overall population of 15,414 and a student population of 11,357, approximately 11,357 of Ellensburg students attend one of Ellensburg's schools that offer art programs.
Central Washington University is the largest art school in Ellensburg, based on student population. In 2010, Central Washington University graduated approximately 22 students from its art program.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in art in Ellensburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ellensburg's art schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,070 per year in instate tuition and $29,333 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ellensburg-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $8,460 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 Ellensburg after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Ellensburg, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of artists in Ellensburg will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.