Vermont contains fourteen schools that offer art and design programs. Middlebury College, the highest-ranking art and design school in VT, has a total student population of 2,482 and is the 42nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 art and design schools in Vermont, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New England Culinary Institute comes out as the most expensive ($34,848/yr), with Community College of Vermont as the lowest recorded at only $9,112/yr.
Art and Design students from Vermont 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 Vermont alone, there are 60 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $42,700. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $52,570/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Vermont, the average student population is 1,663 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 923 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,687 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,245, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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