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Fine & Studio Arts at American University

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Fine & Studio Arts at American University

If you plan to study fine and studio arts, take a look at what American University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 14,318. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 students received a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from The American University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Fine & Studio Arts section at the bottom of this page.

The American University Fine & Studio Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts
  • Master’s Degree in Fine Arts

The American University Fine & Studio Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the Fine Arts progam at The American University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The Fine Arts major at The American University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Fine & Studio Arts. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Fine & Studio Arts Master’s Degree Schools 45

In 2019, 20 students received their master’s degree in Fine Arts from The American University. This makes it the #40 most popular school for Fine Arts master’s degree candidates in the country.

Fine Arts Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the Fine Arts majors at American University.

The American University Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The Fine Arts program at The American University awarded 17 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 12% of these degrees went to men with the other 88% going to women.

The American University Gender Breakdown of Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its Fine Arts bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in Fine Arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fine & Studio Arts Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 7
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

The American University Fine & Studio Arts Master’s Program

75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 Fine Arts majors earned their master's degree from The American University. Of these graduates, 25% were men and 75% were women.

The American University Gender Breakdown of Fine & Studio Arts Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a Fine Arts master's degree from The American University, 70% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in Fine Arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fine & Studio Arts Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

The American University also has a doctoral program available in Fine Arts. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Fine Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in Fine Arts can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
High School Teachers 3,850 $65,180
Art Directors 760 $78,270
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 490 $100,590
Museum Technicians and Conservators 460 $68,460
Photographers 420 $82,840

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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