Kansas contains 52 schools that offer art and design programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking art and design school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 52 art and design schools in Kansas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Haskell Indian Nations University as the lowest recorded at only $4,302/yr.
Art and Design students from Kansas 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.
Also, within the art and design schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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