Nebraska contains 29 schools that offer art and design programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking art and design school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 29 art and design schools in Nebraska, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Hair Design comes out as the most expensive ($29,694/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Art and Design students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 90 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $46,220. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $28,500/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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