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General Visual & Performing Arts at Borough of Manhattan Community College

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Borough of Manhattan Community College

What traits are you looking for in a visual arts school? To help you decide if Borough of Manhattan Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's visual arts program.

BMCC is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 25,500.

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

BMCC General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Visual Arts

BMCC General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

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Visual Arts Student Demographics at BMCC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the visual arts majors at Borough of Manhattan Community College.

BMCC General Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Program

55% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 45% of visual arts associate's degrees went to men and 55% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in visual arts only graduates about 42% men each year. The program at BMCC may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 3% more women than average.

BMCC Gender Breakdown of General Visual & Performing Arts Associate's Degree Grads

BMCC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in visual arts graduates 31% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Borough of Manhattan Community College with a associate's in visual arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Borough of Manhattan Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 8
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That Visual Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in visual 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 NY, the home state for Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Graphic Designers 21,350 $64,840
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Art Directors 8,320 $124,710
Photographers 4,090 $53,150
Multimedia Artists and Animators 2,060 $86,490

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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