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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Missouri

4 Colleges
$18,700 Avg Salary
$23,799 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Visual & Performing Arts School for You

In 2018-2019, 97 degrees and certificates were awarded to general visual and performing arts students who went to a Missouri college or university. This makes it the #140 most popular major in the state.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. 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 Missouri ranking. Our analysis looked at 4 schools in Missouri to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Missouri

The colleges and universities below are the best for visual arts majors pursuing a .

Top Missouri Schools in Visual Arts

Our analysis found University of Missouri - Columbia to be the best school for general visual and performing arts students who want to pursue a degree in Missouri. Mizzou is a fairly large public school located in the city of Columbia.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Missouri State University - Springfield. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Missouri list. Missouri State is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Springfield.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Southeast Missouri State University is a great place for general visual and performing arts students. Southeast Missouri State University is a fairly large public school located in the city of Cape Girardeau.

After completing their degree, visual arts graduates from Southeast Missouri State University carry an average student debtload of $23,799. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $247.

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#4

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, MO

Out of the 4 schools in Missouri that were part of this year’s ranking, Saint Louis Community College landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Community College is a public school with a large student population.

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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
Minnesota 57
Kansas 56
Iowa 19
North Dakota 0
South Dakota 2

General Visual & Performing Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Visual Arts

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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