Los Angeles, CA (population: 3,878,715) has twenty art and design schools within its city limits. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in the city with an art and design program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about art and design programs in Los Angeles, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art and design professors at University of California such as Milka Broukhim, Sean Dockray, Errki Huhtamo, Sharon Landa, Rebecca Mendez, and Vasa Mihich.
Art and Design students from Los Angeles 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.
Of the 20 art and design schools in Los Angeles, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Otis College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($33,550/yr) for art and design students, with Abram Friedman Occupational Center as the lowest, reported at only $504/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Los Angeles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||6.2 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||8.3 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||8.4 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||11.9 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||14.8 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||21.5 miles|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||21.9 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||22.0 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||24.4 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||26.3 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||26.4 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||28.9 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||34.5 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||35.2 miles|