Syracuse, NY (population: 136,410) has one art school within its city limits. Onondaga Community College has a total student population of 12,038. It is the 5012th highest ranked school in the USA and the 341st highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Art students from Syracuse 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.
Syracuse lies in Onondaga county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Syracuse area has 306,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.32/hr average worker wage, and a $42,270 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Onondaga Community College ends up costing a student $9,648/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Syracuse|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||77.8 miles|