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General Visual & Performing Arts in Kentucky

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In 2018-2019, 23 students earned their Visual Arts degrees in KY.

In this state, General Visual & Performing Arts is the 169th most popular major out of a total 256 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 23

Gender Distribution

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

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.7%
  • White: 69.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.0%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in Kentucky

3,480 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. KY

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, visual arts grads earn an average of $44,550. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,370.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Kentucky that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. In their early career, UK grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,591 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,900 a year. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at Lindsey Wilson College. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.


Campbellsville University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
12,381 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $17,872.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in KY

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $73,630
Multimedia Artists and Animators 6% $50,540
Art Directors 2% $74,450
Artists 0% $0
Fine Artists 0% $39,730
Graphic Designers -3% $40,130
Photographers -22% $33,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Fine & Studio Arts 444
Music 305
Drama & Theater Arts 171
Design & Applied Arts 129
Arts & Media Management 69
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 35
Dance 11
Other Visual Art 1

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