Tennessee contains eleven schools that offer fine arts programs. Sewanee: The University of the South, the highest-ranking fine arts school in TN, has a total student population of 1,543 and is the 124th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 fine arts schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belmont University comes out as the most expensive ($23,881/yr), with Tennessee Technological University as the lowest recorded at only $9,939/yr.
Fine Arts students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 140 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $43,210. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $45,910/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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