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General Visual & Performing Arts at Northeastern University

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Northeastern University

Every general visual and performing arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the visual arts program at Northeastern University stacks up to those at other schools.

Northeastern is located in Boston, Massachusetts and approximately 22,207 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 students received a bachelor's degree in visual arts from Northeastern.

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.

Northeastern General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts

Northeastern General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks visual arts programs across the country. The following shows how Northeastern 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 visual arts major at Northeastern 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
Best General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 3
Most Focused General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 142

Visual Arts Student Demographics at Northeastern

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

Northeastern General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in visual arts from Northeastern. About 37% were men and 63% were women.

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

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Northeastern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 7
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Northeastern 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 MA, the home state for Northeastern University.

Occupation Jobs in MA Average Salary in MA
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,190 $99,540
Graphic Designers 5,680 $64,010
Art Directors 1,310 $97,810
Photographers 1,220 $65,090
Multimedia Artists and Animators 610 $71,210

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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