Oklahoma contains 80 schools that offer art and design programs. Oklahoma City University, the highest-ranking art and design school in OK, has a total student population of 3,829 and is the 310th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 80 art and design schools in Oklahoma, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,795/yr), with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest recorded at only $1,310/yr.
Art and Design students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 250 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $47,080. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $45,620/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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