Visual and Performing Arts Program

In United States, 708 schools offer Visual and Performing Arts program. The average tuition & fees at the schools is $9,538. The average annual age after completing Visual and Performing Arts program is $86,907.

2020 Average Tuition for Visual and Performing Arts Programs

Total 708 schools offer the Visual and Performing Arts programs. Its average tuition & fees is $9,538. In public schools, the tuition & fees is $4,558 for State residents and $8,567 for out-of-state students. In private schools the costs for the Visual and Performing Arts program is $20,225.
2020 Tuition & Fees of Visual and Performing Arts programs
Tuition & Fees
In-State (public schools)$4,558
Out-of-State (public schools)$8,567
Private schools$20,225
Average$9,538

What is Visual and Performing Arts Program?

Visual and Performing Arts is A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the visual and performing arts and that may prepare individuals in any of the visual artistic media or performing disciplines.

Average Income after Completing Visual and Performing Arts Program

The annual average wage after completing Visual and Performing Arts is $86,907 and hourly $17.79. This statistics is based on the employment and wage data (May 2019) from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Next table shows the possible occupation and job list with average income having Visual and Performing Arts degree/certificate.
Average Income of Visual and Performing Arts Career
Occupation/Job TitleHourly WageAnnul Wage
Art Directors$52.69$109,600
Artists and Related Workers$43.01$89,470
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary$88,970
Fashion Designers$41.4$86,110
Special Effects Artists and Animators$40.76$84,780
History Teachers, Postsecondary$84,210
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary$83,220
Arts, Communications, History, and Humanities Teachers, Postsecondary$82,360
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary$80,180
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary$80,170

Sub Programs of Visual and Performing Arts

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Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria
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A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields
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A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media
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A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of digital or printed media. Includes instruction in concept design, layout, paste-up, and techniques such as engraving, etching, silkscreen, lithography, offset, drawing and cartooning, painting, collage, and computer graphics
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A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via the creation of effective forms, shapes, and packaging for manufactured products. Includes instruction in designing in a wide variety of plastic and digital media, prototype construction, design development and refinement, principles of cost saving, and product structure and performance criteria relevant to aesthetic design parameters
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A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences, and recording events and people, via digital, film, still and video photography. Includes instruction in specialized camera and equipment operation and maintenance, applications to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations
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A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to the professional design of commercial fashions, apparel, and accessories, and the management of fashion development projects. Includes instruction in apparel design; accessory design; the design of men's', women's', and children's' wear; flat pattern design; computer-assisted design and manufacturing; concept planning; designing in specific materials; labor and cost analysis; history of fashion; fabric art and printing; and the principles of management and operations in the fashion industry
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A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to the professional planning, designing, equipping, and furnishing of residential and commercial interior spaces. Includes instruction in computer applications, drafting, and graphic techniques; principles of interior lighting, acoustics, systems integration, and color coordination; furniture and furnishings; textiles and their finishing; the history of interior design and period styles; basic structural design; building codes and inspection regulations; and applications to office, hotel, factory, restaurant and housing design
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A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations
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A program that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to develop and execute interpretations of the concepts of authors and designers to specifications. Includes instruction in book illustration, fashion illustration, map illustration, rendering, exhibit preparation, textual layout, cartooning, and the use of various artistic techniques as requested by clients
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A program that focuses on the design, development, and programming of interactive media entertainment, including computer and video games, virtual environments, Internet applications, and other interactive media. Includes instruction in theory of games, turn-based games, real-time games, visual and interactive design, story development, animation, simulation, and programming
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A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos. Includes instruction in theory of film, film technology and equipment operation, film production, film directing, film editing, cinematographic art, film audio, techniques for making specific types of films and/or videos, media technologies, computer image making, multi-media production, and the planning and management of film/video operations
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A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects
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Any instructional program in Film/Video and Photographic Arts which is not categorized in sub area
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A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of the visual arts. Includes instruction in art, photography, and other visual communications media
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A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions through representation by lines made on a surface. Includes instruction in eye-hand coordination; line, value, shape, and perspective; figure and still life drawing; the use of media such as pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel, and brush; and personal style development
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A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions by fashioning art works from gems, other stones, and precious metals. Includes instruction in gemology, metalsmithing and finishing, stone cutting and polishing, metal and non-metal casting and molding, electroforming, metal coloring, enameling, photo etching, lapidary technique and art, design concepts, and personal style development
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A program that generally prepares individuals to master musical instruments and performing art as solo and/or ensemble performers. Includes instruction on one or more specific instruments from various instrumental groupings
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A program that focuses on the creative aspects of the blending of music and technology; and that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the composition, recording, synthesis, and performance of music; audio-visual production; scoring for film and multimedia; and software and multimedia development. Includes instruction in music theory, music history, composition, acoustics, recording technology, computer composition, electronic music synthesis, technology-based performance, 3D sound and spatial audio, and music business and law
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A program that prepares individuals to organize and manage music organizations, operations, facilities, and personnel. Includes instruction in business and financial management; marketing and fundraising; personnel management and labor relations; event promotion and management; music products merchandising; artist agency and promotion; music law; and applications to specific activities such as managing theaters, recording studios and companies, bands and other ensembles, individual artists, and music organizations
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Visual and Performing Arts Career Schools

Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Phenix City, AL

Tuition: $8,910
Population: 1,399
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Coastal Alabama Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Bay Minette, AL

Tuition: $8,850
Population: 6,653
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George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

Public, 2-4 years
Hanceville, AL

Tuition: $8,850
Population: 4,763
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John C Calhoun State Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Tanner, AL

Tuition: $8,930
Population: 8,278
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Lawson State Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Birmingham, AL

Tuition: $8,850
Population: 2,823
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Shelton State Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuition: $8,550
Population: 3,743
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Arizona Western College

Public, 2-4 years
Yuma, AZ

Tuition: $7,704
Population: 6,487
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Central Arizona College

Public, 2-4 years
Coolidge, AZ

Tuition: $5,160
Population: 4,076
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Cochise County Community College District

Public, 2-4 years
Sierra Vista, AZ

Tuition: $6,240
Population: 3,327
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Eastern Arizona College

Public, 2-4 years
Thatcher, AZ

Tuition: $9,120
Population: 4,392
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Glendale Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Glendale, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 14,374
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GateWay Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Phoenix, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 4,670
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Mesa Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Mesa, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 16,948
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Mohave Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Kingman, AZ

Tuition: $6,972
Population: 3,654
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Phoenix College

Public, 2-4 years
Phoenix, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 9,538
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Pima Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Tucson, AZ

Tuition: $7,566
Population: 15,544
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Rio Salado College

Public, 2-4 years
Tempe, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 17,362
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Scottsdale Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Scottsdale, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 7,634
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South Mountain Community College

Public, 2-4 years
Phoenix, AZ

Tuition: $7,854
Population: 3,497
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Yavapai College

Public, 2-4 years
Prescott, AZ

Tuition: $9,332
Population: 6,009
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020