Tennessee contains five schools that offer illustration programs. Watkins College of Art & Design, the highest-ranking illustration school in TN, has a total student population of 412 and is the 259th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 illustration schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($30,998/yr), with Nossi College of Art as the lowest recorded at only $13,179/yr.
Illustration students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $25,780. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $45,910/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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