Rhode Island contains four schools that offer fine arts programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking fine arts school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 fine arts schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Brown University as the lowest recorded at only $21,700/yr.
Fine Arts students from Rhode Island 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.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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