Colorado contains 52 schools that offer art and design programs. Colorado College, the highest-ranking art and design school in CO, has a total student population of 2,032 and is the 92nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 52 art and design schools in Colorado, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($41,227/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Art and Design students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 540 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $54,800. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $49,070/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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