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89 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 34 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 20% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 14.6% of Fine Arts graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Fine Arts Majors

In 2018-2019, 89 graduate certificate were awarded to Fine Arts majors. This earns it the #107 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

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 Graduate Certificate

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 graduate certificate in Fine Arts. About 77.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 20
Women 69
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Fine Arts

The racial-ethnic distribution of Fine Arts graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 50
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 11
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fine Arts Graduate Certificate Students

There are 34 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

New York Academy of Art

New York, New York
15 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York Academy of Art tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Roughly 100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their graduate certificate in Fine Arts from New York Academy of Art. About 87% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

School of the Art Institute of Chicago is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Each year, around 3,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,814 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $42,904 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. About 55% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Buffalo State

Buffalo, New York
10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women

The 3rd most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Buffalo State. Roughly 9,500 attend the school each year. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in Fine Arts from Buffalo State.

#4

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tufts University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Each year, around 11,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,724 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their graduate certificate in Fine Arts from Tufts. About 71% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women

University of Southern California is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Roughly 45,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their graduate certificate in Fine Arts from USC.

#4

Hood College

Frederick, Maryland
7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

Hood College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Roughly 2,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,820 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Hood.

#7

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Mason University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Each year, around 35,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,144 per year.

The Fine Arts program at George Mason University awarded 6 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 83% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Roughly 200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,926 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $39,416 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at PAFA. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#8

Laguna College of Art and Design

Laguna Beach, California
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Laguna College of Art and Design is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,600 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at LCAD. Around 60% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#10

Pratt Institute - Main

Brooklyn, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pratt Institute - Main is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Roughly 5,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,754 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,246 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at Pratt Institute. Of these students, 67% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,664 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,959 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at UT Rio Grande Valley. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#11

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Southern New Hampshire University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,756 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,810 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at SNHU.

#11

Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, Maryland
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Maryland Institute College of Art. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $48,510 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,510 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at MICA.

#11

Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, Alabama
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Auburn University at Montgomery comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in Fine Arts. Roughly 4,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,752 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,362 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at AUM.

#15

University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of New Haven comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,920 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificate were handed out to Fine Arts majors at U of New Haven. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

1 Yearly Graduations

The 15th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,456 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,268 per year.

The Fine Arts program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale awarded 1 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#15

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 15th most popular school in the country for Fine Arts majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Wisconsin - Madison. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in Fine Arts from Wisconsin.

#15

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Utah is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,412 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,211 per year.

The Fine Arts program at University of Utah awarded 1 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#15

San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, California
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

San Francisco Art Institute is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in Fine Arts. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,664 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,850 per year.

The Fine Arts program at San Francisco Art Institute awarded 1 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to Fine Arts that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Music 572
Design & Applied Arts 169
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 56
Arts & Media Management 45
Other Visual Art 32

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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