Connecticut contains thirteen schools that offer fine arts programs. Wesleyan University, the highest-ranking fine arts school in CT, has a total student population of 3,148 and is the 46th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 fine arts schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Haven comes out as the most expensive ($25,577/yr), with Manchester Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,176/yr.
Fine Arts students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $43,110. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $61,790/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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