Oregon contains seven schools that offer fine arts programs. Lewis & Clark College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in OR, has a total student population of 3,523 and is the 127th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 fine arts schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($31,420/yr), with University of Oregon as the lowest recorded at only $13,342/yr.
Fine Arts students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 60 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $28,840. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $42,750/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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