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General Visual & Performing Arts at Harrisburg Area Community College

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Harrisburg Area Community College

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

HACC is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and approximately 17,422 students attend the school each year.

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.

HACC General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Visual Arts

Online Classes Are Available at HACC

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, HACC does offer online courses in visual arts for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

HACC General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

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Visual Arts Student Demographics at HACC

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

HACC General Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Program

80% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 20% of visual arts associate's degrees went to men and 80% went to women.

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

HACC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in visual arts graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Harrisburg Area Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 8
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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 PA, the home state for Harrisburg Area Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Graphic Designers 8,710 $53,050
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5,050 $80,740
Photographers 1,740 $34,790
Art Directors 1,110 $98,410
Multimedia Artists and Animators 470 $68,580


*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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