New York contains 182 schools that offer art and design programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking art and design school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 182 art and design schools in New York, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with Erie 1 BOCES as the lowest recorded at only $4,464/yr.
Art and Design students from New York 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 York alone, there are 2,000 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $63,530. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $57,180/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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