New Castle, DE has thirty-five fine arts schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Swarthmore College, the highest ranked school in this group with a fine arts program, has a total student population of 1,525. It is the 37th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania). To learn more about fine arts programs in New Castle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at Swarthmore College such as Jessica Harper.
Fine Arts students from New Castle 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.
New Castle lies in New Castle county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary.
Of the 35 fine arts schools with a 100-mile radius of New Castle, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drew University comes out as the most expensive ($34,379/yr) for fine arts students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Castle|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||20.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||21.7 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||28.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||40.5 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||40.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||41.0 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.0 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||60.7 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||60.7 miles|