Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has one fine arts school within its city limits. The Art Center Design College-Tucson has a total student population of 279. It is the 2714th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about fine arts programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at The Art Center Design College such as Len Disalvo, and Michael Nolan.
Fine Arts students from Tucson 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.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Tucson ends up costing a student $35,307/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|