South Carolina contains four schools that offer illustration programs. Coker College, the highest-ranking illustration school in SC, has a total student population of 1,141 and is the 3470th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 illustration schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Coker College as the lowest recorded at only $11,515/yr.
Illustration students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 40 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $30,840. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $26,290/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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