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General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 81 students earned their Visual Arts degrees in NC.

As a degree choice, General Visual & Performing Arts is the 163rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 81

Gender Distribution

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

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 14.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 61.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in North Carolina

There are 12,010 people in the state and 452,670 people in the nation working in visual arts jobs.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, visual arts grads earn an average of $49,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,370.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in North Carolina that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,762 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 71%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. A typical student attending UNCA will pay a net price of $12,794.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
741 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,017. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

#3

Duke University

Durham
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,606 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,442. The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,565 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at JCSU. 55% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
8,207 Total Students

A typical student attending North Carolina Central University will pay a net price of $13,285. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Lees - McRae College

Banner Elk
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
966 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,232.

#6

Bennett College

Greensboro
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
534 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 61% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,677 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,700 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,042 Total Students

The average student takes 4.03 years to complete their degree at UNCSA. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
683 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 58%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,073 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $23,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,208 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,500 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in NC

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Multimedia Artists and Animators 16% $71,270
Artists 12% $58,850
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11% $61,060
Art Directors 11% $88,400
Graphic Designers 10% $45,210
Fine Artists 7% $43,420
Craft Artists 7% $39,130
Photographers -8% $26,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Design & Applied Arts 1,943
Fine & Studio Arts 755
Music 537
Drama & Theater Arts 454
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 255
Dance 142
Arts & Media Management 86
Other Visual Art 22

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