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148 students earned Fine Arts degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Fine & Studio Arts major is the 50th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Fine & Studio Arts Majors in District of Columbia

Fine Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 96
Master’s Degree 52

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a Fine Arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Fine & Studio Arts Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of Fine Arts majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 21.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 48.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.2%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Fine & Studio Arts Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Fine & Studio Arts Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 6,460 people employed in jobs related to a Fine Arts degree, compared to 1,344,090 nationwide.

Fine & Studio Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Fine & Studio Arts Jobs in District of Columbia

A typical salary for a Fine Arts grad in the state is $78,270, compared to a typical salary of $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in District of Columbia that offer Fine Arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
28,172 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. In their early career, GWU grads earn an average salary of $53,600.


American University

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,311 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $34,617. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. In their early career, The American University grads earn an average salary of $45,600.


Howard University

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,139 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 78%. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Howard.


Georgetown University

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,204 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,244 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. 85% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,956 Total Students

52% of the teachers are full time. 98% of students get financical aid. An average student at CUA will pay a net price of $34,972.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,782 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.87 years to complete their degree at Trinity College.

Fine & Studio Arts Careers in DC

Some of the careers Fine Arts majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
High School Teachers 15% $62,500
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $80,640
Art Directors 12% $72,650
Multimedia Artists and Animators 7% $89,770
Curators 6% $79,370
Archivists 5% $74,410
Museum Technicians and Conservators 4% $68,030
Photographers 0% $84,720

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to Fine Arts.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 122
Drama & Theater Arts 100
Music 84
Design & Applied Arts 55
Arts & Media Management 53
General Visual & Performing Arts 17
Dance 12

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