Michigan contains 97 schools that offer art and design programs. Kalamazoo College, the highest-ranking art and design school in MI, has a total student population of 1,384 and is the 136th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 97 art and design schools in Michigan, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College for Creative Studies comes out as the most expensive ($28,628/yr), with Gogebic Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,503/yr.
Art and Design students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 930 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $53,560. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $61,690/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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