Oregon contains four schools that offer illustration programs. Portland State University, the highest-ranking illustration school in OR, has a total student population of 27,901 and is the 2547th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 illustration schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($31,420/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Illustration students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 130 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $43,600. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $42,750/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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