General Visual & Performing Arts at George Mason University
GMU is located in Fairfax, Virginia and approximately 37,863 students attend the school each year. Of the 5,866 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University in 2019, 76 of them were general visual and performing arts majors.
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.
GMU General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts
- Master’s Degree in Visual Arts
GMU General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the visual arts progam at GMU 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 visual arts major at GMU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Visual & Performing 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.
|Most Popular General Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Degree Schools||15|
How Much Do Visual Arts Graduates from GMU Make?
The median salary of visual arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at GMU is $31,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 18% higher than the national average of $26,400 for all visual arts bachelor's degree recipients.
Visual Arts Student Demographics at GMU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the visual arts majors at George Mason University.
GMU General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its visual arts bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor's in visual arts.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||9|
GMU General Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Program
In the visual arts master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Mason University with a master's in visual arts.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
GMU also has a doctoral program available in visual arts. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
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 VA, the home state for George Mason University.
|Occupation||Jobs in VA||Average Salary in VA|
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||480||$65,430|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Lucien Dalarun under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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