Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has two art schools within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest ranked school in the city with an art program, has a total student population of 20,435. It is the 282nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Hawaii. To learn more about art programs in Honolulu, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at University of Hawaii at Manoa such as Duncan Demster, and Norman Graffam.
Art students from Honolulu 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.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary.
Of the 2 art schools in Honolulu, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hawaii at Manoa comes out as the most expensive ($10,275/yr) for art students, with Honolulu Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,399/yr.