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General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in Virginia

260 students earned Visual Arts degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Visual & Performing Arts is the 94th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 183
Associate’s Degree 51
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 18
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 14.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.9%
  • White: 49.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
  • Other Races: 13.8%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in Virginia

10,560 people in the state and 452,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to visual arts.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a visual arts grad in the state is $60,540, compared to a typical salary of $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Virginia that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,316 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,321. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,929 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $9,903.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,957 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Longwood University

Farmville
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,911 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. A typical student attending Longwood will pay a net price of $19,207. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,727 Total Students

The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,800 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,941 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. A typical student attending Tidewater Community College will pay a net price of $8,105. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,385 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $15,899.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,445 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 30%. This public school has an average net price of $7,394.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,023 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at SVU will pay a net price of $17,560. The 7.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,204 Total Students

A typical student attending Norfolk State will pay a net price of $15,155. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The average student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree at Norfolk State.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,099 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 37%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,660. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in VA

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Photographers 14% $32,820
Art Directors 13% $79,420
Graphic Designers 10% $55,560
Multimedia Artists and Animators 8% $63,570
Artists 6% $68,020
Fine Artists 5% $59,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Design & Applied Arts 892
Fine & Studio Arts 735
Music 626
Drama & Theater Arts 443
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 256
Other Visual Art 134
Dance 95
Arts & Media Management 73

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