New Jersey contains 68 schools that offer art and design programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking art and design school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 68 art and design schools in New Jersey, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem Institute-Parsippany comes out as the most expensive ($36,300/yr), with New Jersey City University as the lowest recorded at only $6,871/yr.
Art and Design students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 770 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $60,380. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $53,060/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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