Michigan contains 23 schools that offer illustration programs. Madonna University, the highest-ranking illustration school in MI, has a total student population of 4,211 and is the 365th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 illustration schools in Michigan, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College for Creative Studies comes out as the most expensive ($28,628/yr), with Gogebic Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,503/yr.
Illustration students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 170 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $36,560. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $61,690/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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