Bloomfield Township, MI (population: 41,179) has thirteen fine arts schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a fine arts program, has a total student population of 17,309. It is the 254th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Fine Arts students from Bloomfield Township 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.
Bloomfield Township lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary.
Of the 13 fine arts schools with a 100-mile radius of Bloomfield Township, only 5 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) for fine arts students, with Monroe County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,790/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bloomfield Township|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||5.6 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||7.7 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||7.8 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||8.4 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||8.4 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||10.6 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||12.2 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||17.3 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||17.9 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||20.3 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||31.3 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||50.7 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||62.5 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||70.5 miles|