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2021 Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools

10 Colleges
$20,767 Avg Salary
$26,906 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry School for You

Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry is the #338 most popular major in the country with 124 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 10 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools in the United States

The colleges and universities below are the best for folk art majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools

Our analysis found College for Creative Studies to be the best school for crafts, folk art and artisanry students who want to pursue a degree in the United States. CCS is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Detroit.

While working on their degree, folk art majors at CCS accumulate an average of around $24,125 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $250.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools list. UIUC is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Champaign.

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Out of the 10 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania landed the # 3 spot on the list. Kutztown University is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Kutztown.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools list. UA Little Rock is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Little Rock.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Massachusetts College of Art and Design. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools list. Located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a public college with a small student population.

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The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA

The University of the Arts ranked #6 on this year’s Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools list. UArts is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Philadelphia.

The average amount in student loans that folk art majors at UArts take out is $27,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Kent State University at Kent came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools ranking. Located in the suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, folk art graduates from Kent State take out $33,250 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $345, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Virginia Commonwealth University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for crafts, folk art and artisanry students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the midsize city of Richmond, VCU is a public school with a very large student population.

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Maine College of Art

Portland, ME

Maine College of Art came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools ranking. MECA „ Meca „ Portland School of Art is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Portland.

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Montserrat College of Art came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Beverly, Montserrat College of Art is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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One of 9 majors within the area of study, crafts, folk art and artisanry has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 10 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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