Sacramento, CA (population: 475,452) has nine fine arts schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Stanford University, the highest ranked school in this group with a fine arts program, has a total student population of 18,498. It is the 3rd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about fine arts programs in Sacramento, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at Stanford University such as Enrique Chagoya, Maria Gough, Joel Leivick, and N Vanderkindren.
Fine Arts students from Sacramento 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 9 fine arts schools with a 100-mile radius of Sacramento, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College of the Arts comes out as the most expensive ($30,933/yr) for fine arts students, with California State University-Stanislaus as the lowest, reported at only $6,782/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sacramento|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||4.4 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||9.4 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||40.2 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||55.7 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||67.6 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||70.1 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||73.5 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||76.8 miles|