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Fine & Studio Arts Schools in Massachusetts

1,125 students earned Fine Arts degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

A Fine & Studio Arts major is the 35th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Fine & Studio Arts Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 816
Master’s Degree 143
Associate’s Degree 101
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 46
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Fine & Studio Arts Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.4%
  • White: 62.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.6%
  • Other Races: 10.7%
Fine & Studio Arts Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Fine & Studio Arts Grads in Massachusetts

There are 37,930 people in the state and 1,344,090 people in the nation working in Fine Arts jobs.

Fine & Studio Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Fine & Studio Arts Jobs in Massachusetts

Fine Arts grads earn an average of $65,090 in the state and $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 52 colleges in Massachusetts that offer Fine Arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,087 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 88% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Tufts University

Medford
101 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Graduates earn an average $51,200 after graduation.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,214 Total Students

In their early career, Bristol grads earn an average salary of $27,000. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. A typical student attending Bristol will pay a net price of $6,910.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Graduates earn an average $49,200 after graduation.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,593 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. The student loan default rate is 3.00% which is lower than average.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
10,990 Total Students

A typical student attending Bridgewater State will pay a net price of $17,765. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,242 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.20%. The full-time teacher rate is 59%.

#8

Smith College

Northampton
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,903 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.30% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate. 79% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Lesley University

Cambridge
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. The student loan default rate is 3.00% which is lower than average. An average student at Lesley will pay a net price of $32,289.

#9

Williams College

Williamstown
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
2,149 Total Students

63% of students get financical aid. The 0.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,239.

Fine & Studio Arts Careers in MA

Some of the careers Fine Arts majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 16% $79,170
Curators 13% $63,810
Photographers 12% $46,770
High School Teachers 11% $77,830
Artists 10% $60,910
Museum Technicians and Conservators 10% $52,240
Craft Artists 10% $38,650
Archivists 9% $58,900
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3% $67,570
Art Directors 3% $90,910
Fine Artists 3% $47,120
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers -6% $43,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Music 1,691
Design & Applied Arts 975
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 869
Drama & Theater Arts 551
Arts & Media Management 291
General Visual & Performing Arts 223
Dance 130
Other Visual Art 28

View all majors related to Fine & Studio Arts

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