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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Minnesota

4 Colleges
$28,400 Avg Salary
$41,514 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Visual & Performing Arts School for You

General Visual & Performing Arts is the #167 most popular major in Minnesota with 57 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Minnesota ranking. This report analyzed 4 schools in Minnesota to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Minnesota

The following schools top our list of the Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges.

Top Minnesota Schools in Visual Arts

Our analysis found Minnesota State University - Moorhead to be the best school for general visual and performing arts students who want to pursue a degree in Minnesota. Minnesota State University - Moorhead is a medium-sized public school located in the midsize suburb of Moorhead.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a great place for general visual and performing arts students. MCAD is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Minneapolis.

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#3

Century College

White Bear Lake, MN

Out of the 4 schools in Minnesota that were part of this year’s ranking, Century College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the large suburb of White Bear Lake, Century College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Dakota County Technical College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Minnesota list. DCTC is a small public school located in the rural area of Rosemount.

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Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 97
Kansas 56
Iowa 19
North Dakota 0
South Dakota 2

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 4 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Sven Mandel / CC-BY-SA-4.0.

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