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General Visual & Performing Arts at Iowa State University

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Iowa State University

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

Iowa State is located in Ames, Iowa and approximately 33,372 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 students received a bachelor's degree in visual arts from Iowa State.

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.

Iowa State General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

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

Iowa State General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

The visual arts major at Iowa State 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.

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in visual arts from Iowa State. This makes it the #15 most popular school for visual arts master’s degree candidates in the country.

Visual Arts Student Demographics at Iowa State

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

Iowa State General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program

56% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 9 visual arts students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Iowa State, about 44% were men and 56% were women. The typical visual arts bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Iowa State since its program graduates 2% more men than average.

Iowa State Gender Breakdown of General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in visual arts at Iowa State 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 Iowa State University with a bachelor's in visual arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Iowa State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Iowa State General Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Program

50% Women
Of the 4 students who earned a master's degree in General Visual & Performing Arts from Iowa State in 2018-2019, 50% were men and 50% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in visual arts each year. Iowa State does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.

Iowa State Gender Breakdown of General Visual & Performing Arts Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a visual arts master's degree from Iowa State, 100% 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 Iowa State University with a master's in visual arts.

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

Iowa State 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 IA, the home state for Iowa State University.

Occupation Jobs in IA Average Salary in IA
Graphic Designers 2,270 $43,920
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,110 $80,700
Photographers 510 $30,180
Art Directors 220 $75,110
Multimedia Artists and Animators 110 $53,430

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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