Hawaii contains thirteen schools that offer art and design programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking art and design school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 art and design schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,566/yr), with Leeward Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,998/yr.
Art and Design students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 190 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $49,550. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $51,250/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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