Kentucky contains three schools that offer illustration programs. Kentucky Wesleyan College, the highest-ranking illustration school in KY, has a total student population of 876 and is the 566th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 illustration schools in Kentucky, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($21,786/yr), with Kentucky Wesleyan College as the lowest recorded at only $11,228/yr.
Illustration students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $21,770. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $33,140/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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