Los Angeles, CA (population: 3,878,715) has three fine arts schools within its city limits. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in the city with a fine arts program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about fine arts programs in Los Angeles, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at University of California such as Walead Beshty, Barbara Drucker, Eve Fowler, Gary Gardner, Phyllis Green, and Michael Hackett.
Fine Arts students from Los Angeles 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.
Of the 3 fine arts schools in Los Angeles, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Otis College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($33,550/yr) for fine arts students, with University of California-Los Angeles as the lowest, reported at only $12,752/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Los Angeles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||6.2 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||8.3 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||8.4 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||11.9 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||14.8 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||21.5 miles|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||21.9 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||22.0 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||24.4 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||26.3 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||26.4 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||28.9 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||34.5 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||35.2 miles|