Sioux Falls, SD (population: 160,938) has four art and design schools within its city limits. Augustana College, the highest ranked school in the city with an art and design program, has a total student population of 1,793. It is the 218th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of South Dakota. To learn more about art and design programs in Sioux Falls, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art and design professors at Augustana College such as Gerry Punt, and Thomas Shields.
Art and Design students from Sioux Falls 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.
Sioux Falls lies in Minnehaha county, which is one of the 37 counties in South Dakota. Overall, the Sioux Falls area has 134,240 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $17.23/hr average worker wage, and a $35,840 average annual salary.
Of the 4 art and design schools in Sioux Falls, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Sioux Falls comes out as the most expensive ($19,361/yr) for art and design students, with Stewart School as the lowest, reported at only $7,830/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sioux Falls|
|Orange City||IA||-||1||27.8622||68||50.0 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||74.0 miles|
|Storm Lake||IA||-||2||49.0567||85||99.0 miles|