Wellesley, MA has one art school within its city limits. Wellesley College has a total student population of 2,324. It is the 58th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about art programs in Wellesley, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at Wellesley College such as David Olsen.
Art students from Wellesley 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 100 employed craft artists earning an average salary of $41,820. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $41,930/yr and there are 280 employed.
Wellesley lies in Norfolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.167 out of every 1000 jobs in Wellesley are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and 0.060/1000 are held by craft artists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wellesley College ends up costing a student $19,310/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wellesley|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||6.6 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||22.7 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||28.9 miles|