With an overall population of 64,825 and a student population of 3,403, approximately 3,403 of Waukesha students attend one of Waukesha's schools that offer art programs.
Waukesha's largest art school is Carroll University. In 2010, Carroll University graduated approximately 6 students from its art program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an art degree from one of Waukesha's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,937 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waukesha-based art schools, you will have an added expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
If you plan on staying in Waukesha after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Waukesha, which is the most popular art profession, are not very good. There were 1,220 artists working in Wisconsin and 130 working in the greater Waukesha area in 2010. The government projects that the number of artists in Waukesha will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Waukesha is $51,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.