Wisconsin contains eighteen schools that offer illustration programs. Saint Norbert College, the highest-ranking illustration school in WI, has a total student population of 2,175 and is the 1643rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 illustration schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carthage College comes out as the most expensive ($25,664/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Illustration students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 130 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $39,120. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $37,090/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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