Florida contains 185 schools that offer art and design programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking art and design school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 185 art and design schools in Florida, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Florida Career College comes out as the most expensive ($37,357/yr), with Sarasota County Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $2,150/yr.
Art and Design students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 1,450 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $46,900. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $38,410/yr and there are 750 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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