Washington contains six schools that offer fine arts programs. Whitman College, the highest-ranking fine arts school in WA, has a total student population of 1,515 and is the 77th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 fine arts schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Whitman College comes out as the most expensive ($27,293/yr), with Heritage University as the lowest recorded at only $10,225/yr.
Fine Arts students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 160 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $31,730. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $50,720/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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