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General Visual & Performing Arts at East Mississippi Community College

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General Visual & Performing Arts at East Mississippi Community College

Every general visual and performing arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the visual arts program at East Mississippi Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

EMCC is located in Scooba, Mississippi and has a total student population of 3,832.

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.

EMCC General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Visual Arts

Online Classes Are Available at EMCC

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? EMCC offers distance education options for visual arts at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

EMCC General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Visual Arts Student Demographics at EMCC

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

EMCC General Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Program

71% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 29% of visual arts associate's degrees went to men and 71% went to women.

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

EMCC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in visual arts graduates 21% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at East Mississippi Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 MS, the home state for East Mississippi Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
Graphic Designers 830 $42,640
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 660 $62,540
Photographers 230 $44,770
Art Directors 50 $58,350


*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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