Wisconsin contains fifteen schools that offer fine arts programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking fine arts school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 fine arts schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carthage College comes out as the most expensive ($25,664/yr), with University of Wisconsin-Superior as the lowest recorded at only $7,501/yr.
Fine Arts students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 60 employed craft artists earning an average yearly salary of $29,130. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $37,090/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the fine arts schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fine arts, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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