Iowa contains seven schools that offer fine arts programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in IA, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 fine arts schools in Iowa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dordt College comes out as the most expensive ($20,913/yr), with Buena Vista University as the lowest recorded at only $16,553/yr.
Fine Arts students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 40 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $28,170. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $41,980/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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