Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has one fine arts school within its city limits. New Hampshire Institute of Art has a total student population of 445. It is the 4304th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of New Hampshire (#1 is Saint Anselm College). To learn more about fine arts programs in Manchester, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at New Hampshire Institute of Art such as Kate Aichele, Baymore, Peter Clive, Beverly Conway, Eileen Greene, and Marcus Greene.
Fine Arts students from Manchester 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.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Hampshire Institute of Art ends up costing a student $17,947/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|