Hagerstown, MD has two art schools within its city limits. Kaplan College, the highest ranked school in the city with an art program, has a total student population of 1,112. It is the 3832nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Art students from Hagerstown 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.
Hagerstown lies in Washington county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Hagerstown-Martinsburg-WV area has 96,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.6% unemployment rate, $18.36/hr average worker wage, and a $38,190 average annual salary.
Of the 2 art schools in Hagerstown, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($24,596/yr) for art students, with Hagerstown Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,465/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hagerstown|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||42.7 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||51.3 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||52.4 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||52.6 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||54.0 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||59.7 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||59.9 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||60.2 miles|