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General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Pennsylvania

176 students earned Visual Arts degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Visual & Performing Arts major is the 154th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 144
Associate’s Degree 29
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
  • White: 59.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 17,200 people in the state and 452,670 people in the nation working in visual arts jobs.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in Pennsylvania

Visual Arts grads earn an average of $63,060 in the state and $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Drexel University

Philadelphia
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 54%. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,081 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $30,996. In their early career, Penn State University Park grads earn an average salary of $40,100. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

#4

Temple University

Philadelphia
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,536. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

#5

Hussian College

Philadelphia
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
81 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
397 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $34,595. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,200 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.30%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,412 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. 93% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,761 Total Students

51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $7,722.

#10

Haverford College

Haverford
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
1,310 Total Students

An average student at Haverford will pay a net price of $28,799. The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average. 89% of the teachers are full time.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in PA

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $72,070
Artists 4% $61,580
Graphic Designers 3% $50,080
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3% $63,160
Art Directors 2% $84,760
Fine Artists 0% $0
Craft Artists 0% $0
Photographers -15% $30,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Fine & Studio Arts 1,374
Design & Applied Arts 1,272
Music 1,077
Drama & Theater Arts 751
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 622
Dance 260
Arts & Media Management 229
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 24

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