Torrance, CA (population: 141,478) has seventeen fine arts schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group 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 Torrance, 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 Torrance 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 17 fine arts schools with a 100-mile radius of Torrance, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Art Center College of Design comes out as the most expensive ($39,672/yr) for fine arts students, with California State University-Long Beach as the lowest, reported at only $6,861/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Torrance|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||5.0 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||10.7 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||13.6 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||15.1 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||16.9 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||19.8 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||22.1 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||23.9 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||24.3 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||27.1 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||27.9 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||28.2 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||29.0 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||31.0 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||32.6 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||33.0 miles|