New Jersey contains eight schools that offer illustration programs. Montclair State University, the highest-ranking illustration school in NJ, has a total student population of 18,171 and is the 247th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 illustration schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Felician College comes out as the most expensive ($20,606/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Illustration students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 90 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $59,510. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $53,060/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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