Texas contains fifteen schools that offer fine arts programs. Texas Tech University, the highest-ranking fine arts school in TX, has a total student population of 30,049 and is the 150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 fine arts schools in Texas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with South Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $1,317/yr.
Fine Arts students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 380 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $37,680. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $47,820/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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