Alabama contains 59 schools that offer art and design programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking art and design school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 59 art and design schools in Alabama, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with J F Ingram State Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $57/yr.
Art and Design students from Alabama schools who go on to become designers, ad designers, advertising designers, commercial designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 620 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $50,830. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,960/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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