District Of Columbia contains ten schools that offer art and design programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking art and design school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 art and design schools in District Of Columbia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Art and Design students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $53,450. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $69,230/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.