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17 students earned Visual Arts degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Visual & Performing Arts major is the 130th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 17

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a visual arts major is more popular with women than with men.

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.6%
  • Black or African American: 23.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.6%
  • White: 29.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 3,440 people employed in jobs related to a visual arts degree, compared to 452,670 nationwide.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in District of Columbia

Visual Arts grads earn an average of $82,840 in the state and $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Gallaudet University

Washington
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,557 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,157.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
28,172 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,600 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,734. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in DC

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $80,640
Art Directors 12% $72,650
Graphic Designers 8% $67,890
Multimedia Artists and Animators 7% $89,770
Photographers 0% $84,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Fine & Studio Arts 148
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 122
Drama & Theater Arts 100
Music 84
Design & Applied Arts 55
Arts & Media Management 53
Dance 12

View all majors related to General Visual & Performing Arts

View Nationwide General Visual & Performing Arts Report

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