Hot Springs, AR has one art and design school within its city limits. National Park Community College has a total student population of 3,698. It is the 5409th highest ranked school in the USA and the 67th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Art and Design students from Hot Springs 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.
Hot Springs lies in Garland county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Hot Springs area has 35,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $33,910 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National Park Community College ends up costing a student $11,876/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hot Springs|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||42.8 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||49.4 miles|