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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Ohio

5 Colleges
$26,222 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Visual & Performing Arts School for You

In 2018-2019, 207 degrees and certificates were awarded to general visual and performing arts students who went to a Ohio college or university. This makes it the #132 most popular major in the state.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

The Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Ohio ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 5 schools in Ohio to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Ohio

Check out the visual arts programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Ohio Schools in Visual Arts

Our 2021 rankings named University of Cincinnati - Main Campus the best school in Ohio for general visual and performing arts students. Located in the large city of Cincinnati, Cincinnati is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Out of the 5 schools in Ohio that were part of this year’s ranking, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus landed the # 2 spot on the list. BGSU is a large public school located in the town of Bowling Green.

On average, visual arts graduates from BGSU take out $26,222 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $272, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Columbus College of Art and Design. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Ohio list. Located in the city of Columbus, CCAD is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Ohio University - Main Campus. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Ohio list. Ohio U is a very large public school located in the distant town of Athens.

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#5

University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Toledo. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Ohio list. Located in the city of Toledo, University of Toledo is a public school with a large student population.

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Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 15
Illinois 78
Indiana 29
Wisconsin 123

One of 9 majors within the area of study, general visual and performing arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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