Maryland contains 51 schools that offer art and design programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking art and design school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 51 art and design schools in Maryland, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, L'Academie de Cuisine comes out as the most expensive ($45,996/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Art and Design students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 800 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $51,970. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,250/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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