2021 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in South Carolina
Finding the Best Fine & Studio Arts School for You
In 2018-2019, 386 degrees and certificates were awarded to fine and studio arts students who went to a South Carolina college or university. This makes it the #38 most popular major in the state.
With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.
To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in South Carolina ranking. This report analyzed 10 schools in South Carolina to see which ones offered the best programs for students.
2021 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in South Carolina
Top 10 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools
Our analysis found Clemson University to be the best school for fine and studio arts students who want to pursue a degree in South Carolina. Located in the suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public school with a fairly large student population.
While working on their degree, Fine Arts majors at Clemson accumulate an average of around $22,160 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $230.Request Information
Out of the 10 schools in South Carolina that were part of this year’s ranking, Furman University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the large suburb of Greenville, Furman is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.Request Information
A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University of South Carolina - Columbia is a great place for fine and studio arts students. Carolina is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Columbia.Request Information
Out of the 10 schools in South Carolina that were part of this year’s ranking, Anderson University South Carolina landed the # 4 spot on the list. Anderson University South Carolina is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Anderson.Request Information
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend College of Charleston. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in South Carolina list. C of C is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Charleston.
On average, Fine Arts graduates from C of C take out $21,750 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $226.Request Information
With a ranking of #6, Lander University did quite well on this year’s best schools for fine and studio arts students. Lander University is a small public school located in the distant town of Greenwood.
After completing their degree, Fine Arts graduates from Lander University carry an average student debtload of $30,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $311, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
University of South Carolina - Upstate landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best fine and studio arts programs. USCU is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Spartanburg.Request Information
Winthrop University ranked #8 on this year’s Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in South Carolina list. Located in the small city of Rock Hill, Winthrop is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.Request Information
Coastal Carolina University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for fine and studio arts students. It came in at #9 on the list. Located in the city of Conway, Coastal Carolina University is a public school with a fairly large student population.Request Information
University of South Carolina - Aiken landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best fine and studio arts programs. Located in the large suburb of Aiken, USCA is a public college with a small student population.Request Information
Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Fine & Studio Arts Related Rankings by Major
Fine & Studio Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.
Most Popular Majors Related to Fine Arts
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Design & Applied Arts||36,179|
|Drama & Theater Arts||17,726|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||16,756|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||5,720|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 10 schools only.
- Read more about our ranking methodology.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to Jorge Royan.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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