Alabama contains eight schools that offer fine arts programs. Birmingham Southern College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in AL, has a total student population of 1,549 and is the 215th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 fine arts schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Birmingham Southern College comes out as the most expensive ($20,214/yr), with Jefferson Davis Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,393/yr.
Fine Arts students from Alabama schools who go on to become artists, animation artists, fine artists, sculptors, 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 Alabama alone, there are 80 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $23,350. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,960/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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