Missouri contains 81 schools that offer art and design programs. Webster University, the highest-ranking art and design school in MO, has a total student population of 19,372 and is the 177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 81 art and design schools in Missouri, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($31,601/yr), with Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science as the lowest recorded at only $7,644/yr.
Art and Design students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 580 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $51,960. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $55,220/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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