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Fine & Studio Arts Schools in Illinois

1,625 students earned Fine Arts degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A Fine & Studio Arts major is the 29th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Fine & Studio Arts Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,230
Master’s Degree 312
Associate’s Degree 52
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 17
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 17
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a Fine Arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Fine & Studio Arts Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.2%
  • White: 48.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 21.4%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Fine & Studio Arts Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Fine & Studio Arts Grads in Illinois

55,620 people in the state and 1,344,090 in the nation are employed in jobs related to Fine Arts.

Fine & Studio Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Fine & Studio Arts Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a Fine Arts grad in the state is $56,420, compared to a typical salary of $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 72 colleges in Illinois that offer Fine Arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

782 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,639 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 25% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $26,200 after graduation.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
17,169 Total Students

A typical student attending NIU will pay a net price of $23,140. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.80%.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,635 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 77% of the teachers are full time.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,526 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. A typical student attending EIU will pay a net price of $13,851.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,301. The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,281 Total Students

The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at SIUE. The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
6,825 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Columbia grads earn an average salary of $26,900. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. 66% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $58,900 after graduation.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate. In their early career, UIUC grads earn an average salary of $47,100. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Fine & Studio Arts Careers in IL

Some of the careers Fine Arts majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Archivists 10% $60,580
Museum Technicians and Conservators 10% $42,870
Curators 10% $49,680
Craft Artists 5% $47,170
Art Directors 4% $90,880
High School Teachers 4% $67,680
Fine Artists 4% $44,160
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2% $61,950
Multimedia Artists and Animators 2% $59,080
Artists 2% $65,560
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers -4% $33,700
Photographers -18% $31,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Music 1,140
Design & Applied Arts 1,100
Drama & Theater Arts 869
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 680
Arts & Media Management 324
Other Visual Art 88
General Visual & Performing Arts 78
Dance 50

View all majors related to Fine & Studio Arts

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