District Of Columbia contains four schools that offer illustration programs. American University, the highest-ranking illustration school in DC, has a total student population of 12,241 and is the 97th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 illustration schools in District Of Columbia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Illustration students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 1,260 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $80,710. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $69,230/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.