Hartford, CT (population: 123,579) has two art and design schools within its city limits. Trinity College, the highest ranked school in the city with an art and design program, has a total student population of 2,438. It is the 94th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University). To learn more about art and design programs in Hartford, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art and design professors at Trinity College such as X Chaplin.
Art and Design students from Hartford 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.
Hartford lies in Hartford county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area has 562,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $25/hr average worker wage, and a $51,520 average annual salary.
Of the 2 art and design schools in Hartford, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Connecticut Culinary Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,686/yr) for art and design students, with Trinity College as the lowest, reported at only $16,061/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hartford|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||3.2 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||11.9 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||27.8 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||34.2 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||36.3 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||63.3 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||68.1 miles|