Louisiana contains 72 schools that offer art and design programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking art and design school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 72 art and design schools in Louisiana, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITI Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($31,768/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Art and Design students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 460 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $57,440. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,800/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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