Purchase, NY has two art schools within its city limits. SUNY at Purchase College, the highest ranked school in the city with an art program, has a total student population of 4,192. It is the 309th highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Art students from Purchase 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 Purchase, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Manhattanville College comes out as the most expensive ($22,157/yr) for art students, with SUNY at Purchase College as the lowest, reported at only $13,649/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Purchase|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||2.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||9.0 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||10.9 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||21.5 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||21.6 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||22.1 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||23.1 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||23.3 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||23.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||23.9 miles|