Arkansas contains four schools that offer fine arts programs. Lyon College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in AR, has a total student population of 614 and is the 514th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 fine arts schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lyon College comes out as the most expensive ($16,802/yr), with Southern Arkansas University Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,366/yr.
Fine Arts students from Arkansas 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.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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