2021 Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools
Finding the Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate School for You
In 2018-2019, 153,295 visual and performing arts students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #10 most popular in the country.
Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. 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.
Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 31 schools in the United States to see which undergraduate certificate programs offered the best educational experiences for students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.
2021 Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the United States
Top 10 Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools
Our 2021 rankings named The Creative Circus the best school in the United States for visual and performing arts students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the large city of Atlanta, The Creative Circus is a private for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. Located in the suburb of Duluth, AIMM is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.Request Information
Out of the 31 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Century College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Century College is a medium-sized public school located in the suburb of White Bear Lake.Request Information
Out of the 31 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Yale University landed the # 4 spot on the list. Yale is a large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of New Haven.Request Information
Out of the 31 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Florida landed the # 5 spot on the list. U of F is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Gainesville.Request Information
With a ranking of #6, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for visual and performing arts students working on their undergraduate certificate. Cincinnati is a very large public school located in the city of Cincinnati.Request Information
Dakota County Technical College landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best undergraduate certificate visual and performing arts programs. Located in the rural area of Rosemount, DCTC is a public college with a small student population.Request Information
Mesa Community College came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Mesa Community College is a very large public school located in the large city of Mesa.Request Information
Oberlin College landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best undergraduate certificate visual and performing arts programs. Located in the town of Oberlin, Oberlin is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.Request Information
Temple University ranked #10 on this year’s Best Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. Located in the large city of Philadelphia, Temple is a public school with a very large student population.Request Information
Visual & Performing Arts by Region
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Visual & Performing Arts Related Rankings by Major
Visual & Performing Arts Majors to Study
|Fine & Studio Arts||40,751|
|Design & Applied Arts||36,179|
|Drama & Theater Arts||17,726|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||16,756|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||5,720|
|Arts & Media Management||4,766|
|Other Visual Art||1,071|
|Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry||124|
Most Popular Majors Related to Visual & Performing Arts
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||547,539|
|English Language & Literature||59,299|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||34,386|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||32,172|
|Philosophy & Religious Studies||16,252|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 25 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 Bonnielou2013.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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