Minnesota contains seventeen schools that offer fine arts programs. Carleton College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in MN, has a total student population of 2,009 and is the 48th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 fine arts schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minneapolis College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($30,527/yr), with Normandale Community College as the lowest recorded at only $10,968/yr.
Fine Arts students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 80 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $33,020. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $43,580/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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