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2021 Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools

24 Colleges
$23,847 Avg Salary
$28,316 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 40,751 people earned a degree or certificate in fine and studio arts, making the major the #31 most popular in the United States.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 24 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for Fine Arts majors pursuing an online .

Our 2021 rankings named Mesa Community College the most popular online school in the United States for fine and studio arts students. Mesa Community College is a very large public school located in the city of Mesa.

While working on their degree, Fine Arts majors at Mesa Community College accumulate an average of around $8,996 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 $93.

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#2

Phoenix College

Phoenix, AZ

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Phoenix College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. Phoenix College is a large public school located in the city of Phoenix.

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#3

Full Sail University

Winter Park, FL

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Full Sail University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Winter Park, Full Sail University is a private for-profit school with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, Fine Arts graduates from Full Sail University carry an average student debtload of $19,500. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $202.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Mohave Community College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. MCC is a small public school located in the rural area of Kingman.

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#5

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, NY

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend SUNY Empire State College. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. Located in the suburb of Saratoga Springs, SUNY Empire is a public school with a large student population.

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Arizona State University - Skysong ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. ASU - Skysong is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Scottsdale.

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#7

Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA

Academy of Art University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for fine and studio arts students. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the large city of San Francisco, Academy of Art University is a private for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

The average amount in student loans that Fine Arts majors at Academy of Art University take out is $59,844. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $674.

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Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

With a ranking of #8, Eastern Illinois University did quite well on this year’s best schools for fine and studio arts students. EIU is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of Charleston.

On average, Fine Arts graduates from EIU take out $27,000 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The University of Montana ranked #9 on this year’s Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. Located in the city of Missoula, UM is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Fine Arts majors at UM take out an average of $27,874 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $289, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Itawamba Community College ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Online Fine & Studio Arts Schools list. Located in the remote town of Fulton, ICC is a public school with a small student population.

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New England
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Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 9 majors within the area of study, fine and studio arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Fine Arts

Related Major Annual Graduates
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
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 24 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.

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