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Fine & Studio Arts at New York University

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Fine & Studio Arts at New York University

What traits are you looking for in a Fine Arts school? To help you decide if New York University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's Fine Arts program.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. Of the 6,752 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New York University in 2021, 87 of them were fine and studio arts majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Fine & Studio Arts section at the bottom of this page.

NYU Fine & Studio Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts
  • Master’s Degree in Fine Arts
  • Doctorate Degree in Fine Arts

NYU Fine & Studio Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks Fine Arts programs across the country. The following shows how NYU performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The Fine Arts major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Fine & Studio 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
Best Fine & Studio Arts Doctor’s Degree Schools 19
Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 54
Best Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 155
Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Schools 416

In 2021, 61 students received their master’s degree in Fine Arts from NYU. This makes it the #4 most popular school for Fine Arts master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 12 students who received their doctoral degrees in Fine Arts, making the school the #2 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of NYU Fine Arts Graduates

The median salary of Fine Arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $22,631. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $24,186 for all Fine Arts students.


Fine Arts Student Demographics at NYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the Fine Arts majors at New York University.

NYU Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 87 Fine Arts majors earned their bachelor's degree from NYU. Of these graduates, 21% were men and 79% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities in its Fine Arts bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a bachelor's in Fine Arts.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 24
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

NYU Fine & Studio Arts Master’s Program

80% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 61 Fine Arts students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from NYU, about 20% were men and 80% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in Fine Arts.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 27
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

NYU also has a doctoral program available in Fine Arts. In 2021, 12 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Fine Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in Fine 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 NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Art Directors 8,320 $124,710
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers 4,390 $50,380
Photographers 4,090 $53,150


*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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