New Rochelle, NY (population: 74,592) has one art school within its city limits. The College of New Rochelle has a total student population of 4,859. It is the 620th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about art programs in New Rochelle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at The College of New Rochelle such as Karen Fitzpatrick.
Art students from New Rochelle 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 New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 450 employed craft artists earning an average salary of $36,430. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $60,820/yr and there are 840 employed.
New Rochelle lies in Westchester county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.167 out of every 1000 jobs in New Rochelle are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and 0.088/1000 are held by craft artists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of New Rochelle ends up costing a student $28,588/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Rochelle|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||2.7 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||7.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||12.6 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||12.9 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||14.1 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||14.7 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||15.0 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||15.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||15.9 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||19.2 miles|