North Dakota contains thirteen schools that offer art and design programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking art and design school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 art and design schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salon Professional Academy comes out as the most expensive ($16,614/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Art and Design students from North Dakota 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.
Also, within the art and design schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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