Connecticut contains five schools that offer illustration programs. Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, the highest-ranking illustration school in CT, has a total student population of 97 and is the 307th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 illustration schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
Illustration students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 100 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $53,780. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $61,790/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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