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Doctor’s Degrees in Fine & Studio Arts

238 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 59 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 18% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 12.6% of Fine Arts graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Fine Arts Majors

In 2018-2019, 238 earned their doctor's degree in Fine Arts. This makes it the 82nd most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in Fine Arts at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 25,815
Undergraduate Certificate 6,189
Associate’s Degree 4,063
Master’s Degree 3,527
Basic Certificate 830
Doctor’s Degree 238
Graduate Certificate 89

Earnings of Fine Arts Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in Fine Arts. About 77.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 54
Women 184
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Fine Arts

The racial-ethnic distribution of Fine Arts doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 148
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 28
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fine Arts Doctor's Degree Students

There are 59 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in Fine Arts. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

18 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for Fine Arts students seekinga doctor's degree is Columbia University in the City of New York. Roughly 31,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,763 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,600 per year.

The Fine Arts program at Columbia University in the City of New York awarded 18 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 28% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 56% were women.

#2

The Graduate Center, CUNY

New York, New York
13 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The Graduate Center, CUNY comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,930 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at The Graduate Center. Of these students, 100% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Yale University. Roughly 13,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $43,300 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from Yale. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#3

Stanford University

Stanford, California
12 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Stanford University. Roughly 17,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,857 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,479 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Stanford. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 42% were women.

10 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at Austin is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,998 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from UT Austin. Of these students, 100% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Pennsylvania. Each year, around 26,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,254 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from UPenn. About 70% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

New York University

New York, New York
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is New York University. Roughly 52,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from NYU. About 67% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Princeton University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. Roughly 8,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,870 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,870 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Princeton. About 75% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Roughly 50,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,230 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,736 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from Rutgers New Brunswick. Of these students, 86% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, California
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women

The 9th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of California - Berkeley. Roughly 43,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from UC Berkeley.

#11

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California
6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Los Angeles is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. Each year, around 44,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from UCLA. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

#11

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Santa Barbara is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from UCSB. About 100% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Bloomington is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from IU Bloomington. Of these students, 100% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Chicago. Roughly 17,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,642 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $60,300 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at UChicago. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#13

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

The 13th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Each year, around 29,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,019 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,552 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at UNC Chapel Hill.

#13

Bard College

Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Bard College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,566 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,634 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Bard.

#13

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

Emory University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in Fine Arts. Each year, around 14,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $42,800 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Emory.

#13

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Boston University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in Fine Arts from Boston U.

#13

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

Northwestern University is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in Fine Arts. Roughly 22,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,232 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $56,067 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Northwestern.

#20

Binghamton University

Vestal, New York
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Binghamton University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 doctor's degrees were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Binghamton University. About 100% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to Fine Arts that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Music 1,402
Drama & Theater Arts 88
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 47
Design & Applied Arts 25
Dance 16

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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