Grand Forks, ND (population: 52,135) has one art school within its city limits. University of North Dakota has a total student population of 13,172. It is the 1377th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of North Dakota (#1 is University of Mary). To learn more about art programs in Grand Forks, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at University of North Dakota such as Dale Telle.
Art students from Grand Forks 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.
Grand Forks lies in Grand Forks county, which is one of the 32 counties in North Dakota. Overall, the Grand Forks-MN area has 48,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.05/hr average worker wage, and a $35,460 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota ends up costing a student $13,656/yr.