Chestnut Hill, MA has two art schools within its city limits. Boston College, the highest ranked school in the city with an art program, has a total student population of 15,036. It is the 29th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Art students from Chestnut Hill 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.
Of the 2 art schools in Chestnut Hill, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Boston College comes out as the most expensive ($23,245/yr) for art students, with Pine Manor College as the lowest, reported at only $17,777/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chestnut Hill|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||26.3 miles|