Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has ten art and design schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with an art and design program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about art and design programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art and design professors at Ohio State University such as Ryan Agnew, Michelle Amos, Sarah Andres, Jim Arnold, Ginnie Baer, and Katie Baines.
Art and Design students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 80 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average salary of $47,030. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $*/yr and there are 90 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.096 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and 0.093/1000 are held by electrical and electronics drafters.
Of the 10 art and design schools in Columbus, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbus College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($22,225/yr) for art and design students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|