Visual & Performing Arts at University of Southern California
USC is located in Los Angeles, California and approximately 46,287 students attend the school each year. Of the 5,745 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California in 2021, 613 of them were visual and performing arts majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Visual & Performing Arts section at the bottom of this page.
USC Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Visual & Performing Arts
- Master’s Degree in Visual & Performing Arts
- Doctorate Degree in Visual & Performing Arts
USC Visual & Performing Arts Rankings
The visual and performing arts major at USC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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.
In 2021, 317 students received their master’s degree in visual and performing arts from USC. This makes it the #4 most popular school for visual and performing arts master’s degree candidates in the country.
Visual & Performing Arts Student Demographics at USC
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the visual and performing arts majors at University of Southern California.
USC Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities in its visual and performing arts bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Southern California with a bachelor's in visual and performing arts.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||36|
|Hispanic or Latino||105|
USC Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Southern California with a master's in visual and performing arts.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||37|
|Hispanic or Latino||40|
USC also has a doctoral program available in visual and performing arts. In 2021, 31 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Visual & Performing Arts
Visual & Performing Arts majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Southern California. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||310|
|Drama & Theater Arts||175|
|Arts & Media Management||111|
|Fine & Studio Arts||82|
|Design & Applied Arts||67|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||49|
|Other Visual Art||3|
Careers That Visual & Performing Arts Grads May Go Into
A degree in visual and performing 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 CA, the home state for University of Southern California.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|High School Teachers||112,960||$80,510|
|Producers and Directors||25,320||$115,080|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Original uploader was Padsquad19 at en.wikipedia under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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