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2022 Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree Schools in New York

Identifying Quality Schools at More Affordable Prices

56 Colleges
$17,016 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$23,363 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree School for You

In 2019-2020, 3,839 degrees and certificates were awarded to fine and studio arts students who went to a New York college or university. This makes it the #20 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. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree Schools in New York ranking. This report analyzed 56 schools in New York to see which ones offered the best value bachelor's degree programs for Fine Arts students. The goal was to highlight schools with more affordable prices than others offering similar quality experiences.

Our ranking of value is based on the quality of a program as defined in our per sticker price dollar. More specifically, we discount our quality score by the published tuition and fees charged by a school. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The value is determined by how much quality your dollar buys.

In our regional and nationwide rankings, out-of-state tution and fees are used in our calculations. Average in-state tuition and fees are used for our statewide rankings.

2022 Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York

The colleges and universities below are the best value schools for Fine Arts majors pursuing a bachelor's degree.

Top 10 Best Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree Schools

#1

SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY

Our 2022 rankings named SUNY Plattsburgh the best value school in New York for fine and studio arts students working on their bachelor’s degree. SUNY Plattsburgh is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Plattsburgh.

The average tuition and fees for an in-state undergraduate at SUNY Plattsburgh are $8,574 a year. After completing their Bachelor's Degree, Fine Arts graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh carry an average student debtload of $21,509.

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#2

The College at Brockport

Brockport, NY

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend The College at Brockport. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York list. SUNY Brockport is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Brockport.

The average tuition and fees for an in-state undergraduate at SUNY Brockport are $8,624 a year. Fine Arts majors at SUNY Brockport take out an average of $23,222 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree.

Full Fine & Studio Arts at The College at Brockport Report

#3

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at Binghamton University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best value fine and studio arts schools in New York. Binghamton University is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Vestal.

The average tuition and fees for an in-state undergraduate at Binghamton University are $10,014 a year. After completing their Bachelor's Degree, Fine Arts graduates from Binghamton University carry an average student debtload of $23,299.

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#4

SUNY Fredonia

Fredonia, NY

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend SUNY Fredonia. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York list. Located in the town of Fredonia, SUNY Fredonia is a public college with a small student population.

SUNY Fredonia undergraduate students pay an average of $8,492 in in-state tuition and fees each year.

Full Fine & Studio Arts at SUNY Fredonia Report

Out of the 56 schools in New York that were part of this year’s ranking, Fashion Institute of Technology landed the # 5 spot on the list. FIT SUNY is a medium-sized public school located in the large city of New York.

In-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at FIT SUNY are $7,793 per year. While working on their Bachelor's Degree, Fine Arts majors at FIT SUNY accumulate an average of around $21,643 in student debt.

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#6

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, NY

SUNY Oneonta landed the #6 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best value bachelor’s degree fine and studio arts programs. SUNY Oneonta is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Oneonta.

SUNY Oneonta undergraduate students pay an average of $8,740 in in-state tuition and fees each year.

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#7

College of Staten Island CUNY

Staten Island, NY

College of Staten Island CUNY came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York ranking. CSI is a large public school located in the large city of Staten Island.

The average tuition and fees for an in-state undergraduate at CSI are $7,490 a year. The average amount in student loans that Fine Arts majors at CSI take out while working on their Bachelor's Degree is $17,320.

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#8

University at Albany

Albany, NY

University at Albany ranked #8 on this year’s Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York list. Located in the small city of Albany, UAlbany is a public school with a fairly large student population.

In-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at UAlbany are $10,160 per year. Fine Arts majors at UAlbany take out an average of $23,479 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree.

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#9

Lehman College

Bronx, NY

Lehman College came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York ranking. Located in the large city of Bronx, Lehman is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The average tuition and fees for an in-state undergraduate at Lehman are $7,410 a year. While working on their Bachelor's Degree, Fine Arts majors at Lehman accumulate an average of around $23,536 in student debt.

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The City College of New York came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in New York ranking. CCNY is a large public school located in the city of New York.

CCNY undergraduate students pay an average of $7,340 in in-state tuition and fees each year. After completing their Bachelor's Degree, Fine Arts graduates from CCNY carry an average student debtload of $14,824.

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Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,374
Maryland 751
New Jersey 942
District of Columbia 148
Delaware 66

One of 10 majors within the area of study, fine and studio arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Design & Applied Arts 36,854
Music 27,047
Drama & Theater Arts 18,124
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 17,506
General Visual & Performing Arts 6,359

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • 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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