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General Visual & Performing Arts at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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General Visual & Performing Arts at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

If you plan to study general visual and performing arts, take a look at what Pennsylvania State University - Altoona has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Of the 308 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona in 2019, 2 of them were general visual and performing arts majors.

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.

Penn State Altoona General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts

Penn State Altoona General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks visual arts programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Altoona performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The visual arts major at Penn State Altoona 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 26
Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools 29
Most Focused General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 108
Most Popular General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 143
Most Focused General Visual & Performing Arts Schools 164
Most Popular General Visual & Performing Arts Schools 277

Earnings of Penn State Altoona Visual Arts Graduates

The median salary of visual arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $26,700. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 1% higher than the national average of $26,400 for all visual arts bachelor's degree recipients.

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Visual Arts Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

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

Penn State Altoona General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 students earned a bachelor's degree in visual arts from Penn State Altoona. About 100% of these graduates were women and the other 0% were men.

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

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its visual arts bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Altoona 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Graphic Designers 8,710 $53,050
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5,050 $80,740
Photographers 1,740 $34,790
Art Directors 1,110 $98,410
Multimedia Artists and Animators 470 $68,580

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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