Rhode Island contains two schools that offer illustration programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking illustration school in RI, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 illustration schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Roger Williams University as the lowest recorded at only $31,184/yr.
Illustration students from Rhode Island 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.
Also, within the illustration schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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