Maryland contains five schools that offer fine arts programs. University of Maryland-Baltimore County, the highest-ranking fine arts school in MD, has a total student population of 12,870 and is the 187th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 fine arts schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maryland Institute College of Art comes out as the most expensive ($32,712/yr), with Coppin State University as the lowest recorded at only $7,145/yr.
Fine Arts students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 40 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $25,790. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,250/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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