San Mateo, CA (population: 93,990) has one art school within its city limits. College of San Mateo has a total student population of 11,310. It is the 4816th highest ranked school in the USA and the 452nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about art programs in San Mateo, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at College of San Mateo such as Sita Bhattacharji, Lyle Geomes, and Judith Pittman.
Art students from San Mateo schools who go on to become artists, animators, animation designers, animation artists, 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, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area alone, there are 60 employed craft artists earning an average salary of $46,550. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $76,590/yr and there are ** employed.
San Mateo lies in San Mateo county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area has 982,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $30/hr average worker wage, and a $61,940 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in San Mateo are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and 0/1000 are held by craft artists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of San Mateo ends up costing a student $7,632/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Mateo|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||9.2 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||13.6 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||16.1 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||16.4 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||22.8 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||27.8 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||31.0 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||43.4 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||80.6 miles|