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General Visual & Performing Arts at University of Pennsylvania

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General Visual & Performing Arts at University of Pennsylvania

If you are interested in studying general visual and performing arts, you may want to check out the program at University of Pennsylvania. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 26,552. In 2021, 13 visual arts majors received their bachelor's degree from UPenn.

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.

UPenn General Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts

UPenn General Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

The visual arts major at UPenn 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.

Visual Arts Student Demographics at UPenn

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

UPenn General Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 31% of visual arts bachelor's degrees went to men and 69% went to women.


About 54% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in visual arts at UPenn are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UPenn also has a doctoral program available in visual arts. In 2021, 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 University of Pennsylvania.

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


*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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