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19 students earned Visual Arts degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Visual & Performing Arts is the 182nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 15
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 15.8%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in Iowa

There are 4,270 people in the state and 452,670 people in the nation working in visual arts jobs.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a visual arts grad in the state is $52,640, compared to a typical salary of $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Iowa that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
34,992 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
2,385 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $23,759. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

#3

Iowa Wesleyan University

Mount Pleasant
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
616 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This private school has an average net price of $26,702. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,279 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

University of Iowa

Iowa City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,656 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,200 a year.

#5

Loras College

Dubuque
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
1,489 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Loras. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in IA

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Artists 15% $51,650
Craft Artists 14% $0
Multimedia Artists and Animators 14% $49,690
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $72,480
Fine Artists 9% $44,380
Graphic Designers 6% $40,720
Art Directors 4% $70,970
Photographers -11% $25,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Design & Applied Arts 557
Fine & Studio Arts 356
Music 262
Drama & Theater Arts 130
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 86
Dance 34
Other Visual Art 12
Arts & Media Management 2

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