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34 students earned Visual Arts degrees in Colorado in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Visual & Performing Arts major is the 183rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 34

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a visual arts major is more popular with women than with men.

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of visual arts majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.7%
  • White: 76.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in Colorado

8,630 people in the state and 452,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to visual arts.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in Colorado

In this state, visual arts grads earn an average of $52,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,370.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Colorado that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,123 Total Students

A typical student attending UCCS will pay a net price of $15,812. The student loan default rate of 5.10% 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.


Naropa University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
953 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 33% of the teachers are full time.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in CO

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 26% $55,400
Fine Artists 23% $37,720
Photographers 19% $31,230
Multimedia Artists and Animators 18% $67,970
Art Directors 17% $80,680
Graphic Designers 13% $50,950
Craft Artists 12% $27,980
Artists 11% $44,050

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to visual arts.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Music 556
Fine & Studio Arts 534
Design & Applied Arts 360
Drama & Theater Arts 225
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 225
Dance 30
Arts & Media Management 29

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View Nationwide General Visual & Performing Arts Report


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