Oregon contains 42 schools that offer art and design programs. Reed College, the highest-ranking art and design school in OR, has a total student population of 1,481 and is the 100th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 42 art and design schools in Oregon, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Culinary Institute comes out as the most expensive ($48,778/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Art and Design students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 330 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $49,880. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $42,750/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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