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General Visual & Performing Arts at Minneapolis College of Art and Design

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Minneapolis College of Art and Design

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

MCAD is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 796.

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.

MCAD General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Visual Arts

Online Classes Are Available at MCAD

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.

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

  • Master’s Degree

MCAD General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

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Visual Arts Student Demographics at MCAD

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the visual arts majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

MCAD General Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Program

83% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 visual arts majors earned their master's degree from MCAD. Of these graduates, 17% were men and 83% were women.

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

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a master's in visual arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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 MN, the home state for Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Graphic Designers 6,190 $53,500
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,030 $78,950
Art Directors 960 $95,300
Photographers 770 $54,150
Multimedia Artists and Animators 300 $61,550

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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