Arizona contains 55 schools that offer art and design programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking art and design school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 55 art and design schools in Arizona, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Scottsdale Culinary Institute comes out as the most expensive ($44,966/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Art and Design students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 510 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $54,370. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $44,880/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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