Keene, NH has one art school within its city limits. Keene State College has a total student population of 5,356. It is the 350th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of New Hampshire (#1 is Saint Anselm College).
Art students from Keene 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.
Keene lies in Cheshire county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area has 39,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.2% unemployment rate, $19.77/hr average worker wage, and a $41,130 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keene State College ends up costing a student $14,346/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Keene|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||36.4 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||60.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||70.0 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||71.8 miles|