Texas contains 191 schools that offer art and design programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking art and design school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 191 art and design schools in Texas, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Culinary Institute Alain and Marie Lenotre comes out as the most expensive ($40,558/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Art and Design students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 3,120 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $50,410. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $47,820/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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