Lake Elmo, MN has sixteen fine arts schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Carleton College, the highest ranked school in this group with a fine arts program, has a total student population of 2,009. It is the 48th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities). To learn more about fine arts programs in Lake Elmo, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at Carleton College such as David Lefkowitz.
Fine Arts students from Lake Elmo 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are ** employed craft artists earning an average salary of $33,350. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this area earn $44,300/yr and there are 230 employed.
Lake Elmo lies in Washington county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area has 1,729,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.133 out of every 1000 jobs in Lake Elmo are held by fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, and **/1000 are held by craft artists.
Of the 16 fine arts schools with a 100-mile radius of Lake Elmo, 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) for fine arts students, with Normandale Community College as the lowest, reported at only $10,968/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lake Elmo|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||8.9 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||11.3 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||13.0 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||14.9 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||22.8 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||23.2 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||23.7 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||24.3 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||29.5 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||30.2 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||58.2 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||69.1 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||71.3 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||73.6 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||80.4 miles|