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Fine & Studio Arts at George Mason University

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Fine & Studio Arts at George Mason University

If you are interested in studying fine and studio arts, you may want to check out the program at George Mason University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

GMU is located in Fairfax, Virginia and has a total student population of 37,863. Of the 5,866 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University in 2019, 11 of them were fine and studio arts majors.

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.

GMU Fine & Studio Arts Degrees Available

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

GMU Fine & Studio Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks Fine Arts programs across the country. The following shows how GMU performed in these 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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The Fine Arts major at GMU 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
Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Graduate Certificate Schools 7

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in Fine Arts from GMU. This makes it the #172 most popular school for Fine Arts master’s degree candidates in the country.

Fine Arts Student Demographics at GMU

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

GMU Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Program

82% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 Fine Arts majors earned their bachelor's degree from GMU. Of these graduates, 18% were men and 82% were women.

GMU Gender Breakdown of Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts at GMU are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fine & Studio Arts Majors at George Mason University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

GMU Fine & Studio Arts Master’s Program

60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 students graduated with a master's degree in Fine Arts from GMU. About 40% were men and 60% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 29% men graduate in Fine Arts each year. GMU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 11% more men than average.

GMU Gender Breakdown of Fine & Studio Arts Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a Fine Arts master's degree from GMU, 80% 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 George Mason University with a master's in Fine Arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fine & Studio Arts Majors at George Mason University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

GMU 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 VA, the home state for George Mason University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
High School Teachers 26,830 $68,770
Photographers 860 $37,420
Art Directors 510 $91,770
Multimedia Artists and Animators 480 $65,430

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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