Valhalla, NY has one art school within its city limits. SUNY Westchester Community College has a total student population of 14,147. It is the 5386th highest ranked school in the USA and the 365th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about art programs in Valhalla, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at SUNY Westchester Community College such as Roberta Perry.
Art students from Valhalla 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.
Valhalla 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 Valhalla 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, SUNY Westchester Community College ends up costing a student $6,869/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Valhalla|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||3.9 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||10.7 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||11.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||22.8 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||23.6 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||23.6 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||23.8 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||23.8 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||24.6 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||24.6 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||25.2 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||25.4 miles|