Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has four fine arts schools within its city limits. University of Maryland-Baltimore County, the highest ranked school in the city with a fine arts program, has a total student population of 12,870. It is the 187th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University). To learn more about fine arts programs in Baltimore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at University of Maryland such as Guenet Abraham, Diyan Achjadi, Helene Apostilides, Heather Boaz, Ruth Bowler, and Steve Bradley.
Fine Arts students from Baltimore 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.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary.
Of the 4 fine arts schools in Baltimore, 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) for fine arts students, with Coppin State University as the lowest, reported at only $7,145/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|