Colorado contains eleven schools that offer fine arts programs. Colorado College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in CO, has a total student population of 2,032 and is the 92nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 fine arts schools in Colorado, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with Adams State College as the lowest recorded at only $9,493/yr.
Fine Arts students from Colorado 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. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 180 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $32,790. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $49,070/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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