Utah contains twelve schools that offer illustration programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking illustration school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 illustration schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Henager College-Logan comes out as the most expensive ($46,580/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Illustration students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 40 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $32,680. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $40,620/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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