Alabama contains three schools that offer illustration programs. Spring Hill College, the highest-ranking illustration school in AL, has a total student population of 1,521 and is the 376th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 illustration schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr), with Spring Hill College as the lowest recorded at only $17,918/yr.
Illustration students from Alabama schools who go on to become illustration artists, animation artists, artists, graphic artists, 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, Artists and related workers make on average $57,470 per year and there are about 8,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 40 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $56,850. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,960/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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