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General Visual & Performing Arts at Grand Canyon University

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Grand Canyon University

If you plan to study general visual and performing arts, take a look at what Grand Canyon University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Grand Canyon University is located in Phoenix, Arizona and approximately 96,211 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 43 visual arts majors received their bachelor's degree from Grand Canyon University.

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.

Grand Canyon University General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts

Online Classes Are Available at Grand Canyon University

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.

Grand Canyon University does offer online education options in visual arts for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Grand Canyon University General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks visual arts programs across the country. The following shows how Grand Canyon University 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 visual arts major at Grand Canyon University 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 19
Most Popular General Visual & Performing Arts Schools 31

Earnings of Grand Canyon University Visual Arts Graduates

The median salary of visual arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at Grand Canyon University is $25,900. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $26,400 for all visual arts students.


Visual Arts Student Demographics at Grand Canyon University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the visual arts majors at Grand Canyon University.

Grand Canyon University General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program

58% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in visual arts from Grand Canyon University. About 42% were men and 58% were women.

Grand Canyon University Gender Breakdown of General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in visual arts at Grand Canyon University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Grand Canyon University with a bachelor's in visual arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Grand Canyon University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 24
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Grand Canyon University 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 AZ, the home state for Grand Canyon University.

Occupation Jobs in AZ Average Salary in AZ
Graphic Designers 3,120 $54,030
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,770 $83,730
Photographers 1,020 $33,500
Art Directors 550 $74,270
Multimedia Artists and Animators 230 $63,920


*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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