Michigan contains sixteen schools that offer fine arts programs. Kalamazoo College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in MI, has a total student population of 1,384 and is the 136th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 fine arts schools in Michigan, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College for Creative Studies comes out as the most expensive ($28,628/yr), with Monroe County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,790/yr.
Fine Arts students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 220 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $26,380. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $61,690/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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