South Carolina contains sixteen schools that offer fine arts programs. College of Charleston, the highest-ranking fine arts school in SC, has a total student population of 11,772 and is the 162nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 fine arts schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Limestone College comes out as the most expensive ($20,624/yr), with University of South Carolina-Aiken as the lowest recorded at only $9,617/yr.
Fine Arts students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 50 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $30,480. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $26,290/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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