Kentucky contains 57 schools that offer art and design programs. Centre College, the highest-ranking art and design school in KY, has a total student population of 1,216 and is the 134th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 art and design schools in Kentucky, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Hair Design School-Elizabethtown comes out as the most expensive ($42,288/yr), with Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,275/yr.
Art and Design students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 290 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $56,360. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $33,140/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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