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Fine & Studio Arts Schools in New York

3,839 Fine Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Fine & Studio Arts is the 20th most popular major in the state out of a total 335 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Fine & Studio Arts Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,174
Master’s Degree 789
Associate’s Degree 521
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 272
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 55
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 55
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 28
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 28

Gender Distribution

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

Fine & Studio Arts Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.9%
  • White: 49.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.7%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
Fine & Studio Arts Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Fine & Studio Arts Grads in New York

In this state, there are 111,280 people employed in jobs related to a Fine Arts degree, compared to 1,344,090 nationwide.

Fine & Studio Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Fine & Studio Arts Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a Fine Arts grad in the state is $73,850, compared to a typical salary of $58,370 nationwide.

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There are 107 colleges in New York that offer Fine Arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $42,397. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at NYU.

180 Degrees in Major Awarded
139 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,736. 18% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Gemological Institute of America-New York grads earn an average salary of $38,500.

#3

Hunter College

New York
168 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

In their early career, Hunter grads earn an average salary of $35,200. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
4,390 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $44,473. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,043 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.95 years to complete their degree at CCNY. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#6

Bard College

Annandale-On-Hudson
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,207 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

The New School

New York
139 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
10,544 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.30% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,015 Total Students

An average student at Pratt Institute will pay a net price of $45,559. The full-time teacher rate is 15%. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,077 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. In their early career, Columbia grads earn an average salary of $66,500. 47% of the teachers are full time.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,767 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

Fine & Studio Arts Careers in NY

Some of the careers Fine Arts majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Curators 21% $66,400
Museum Technicians and Conservators 18% $54,370
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 17% $78,520
Archivists 17% $50,780
Fine Artists 10% $0
Artists 9% $68,200
Art Directors 8% $108,470
Multimedia Artists and Animators 7% $79,630
High School Teachers 7% $81,290
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers -4% $43,290
Photographers -6% $43,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Design & Applied Arts 4,739
Drama & Theater Arts 3,157
Music 2,587
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2,073
Arts & Media Management 679
General Visual & Performing Arts 675
Dance 465
Other Visual Art 456

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