Frederick, MD (population: 59,727) has two art schools within its city limits. Hood College, the highest ranked school in the city with an art program, has a total student population of 2,493. It is the 271st highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Art students from Frederick 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 Frederick, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hood College comes out as the most expensive ($18,089/yr) for art students, with Frederick Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Frederick|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||21.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||31.4 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||33.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||34.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||38.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||40.2 miles|