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General Visual & Performing Arts at Northern Virginia Community College

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Northern Virginia Community College

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

Northern Virginia Community College is located in Annandale, Virginia and approximately 51,822 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.

Northern Virginia Community College General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Visual Arts

Online Classes Are Available at Northern Virginia Community College

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Northern Virginia Community College does offer online education options in visual arts for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Associate’s Degree

Northern Virginia Community College General Visual & Performing Arts 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.

Visual Arts Student Demographics at Northern Virginia Community College

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

Northern Virginia Community College General Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Program

76% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 24% of visual arts associate's degrees went to men and 76% went to women.

Northern Virginia Community College Gender Breakdown of General Visual & Performing Arts Associate's Degree Grads

Northern Virginia Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in visual arts graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Northern Virginia Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 18
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 VA, the home state for Northern Virginia Community College.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Graphic Designers 5,000 $60,540
Photographers 860 $37,420
Art Directors 510 $91,770
Multimedia Artists and Animators 480 $65,430

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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