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2022 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

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3,113

Graduates Per Year

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$44K

Average Salary

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#113

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Popular

3,113

49% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

213

11% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

112

Human Sciences

3,142

113

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

3,113

114

Industrial Production Technologies

2,947

Cost

Somewhat Expensive

$33,530

5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

148

Asian Studies

$34,179

149

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

$33,530

150

Management Science

$33,514

Salary

Low Salary

$25,882

33% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

371

Fine and Studio Arts Management

$25,882

372

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

$25,882

373

Music Management

$25,882

Professors

Average

4/5

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

173

Literature

174

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

175

Agriculture

Students

Not Very Diverse

3.5/5

3.46% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

254

Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

255

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

256

Architectural Engineering

SUMMARY

Going to school for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management is not only a valuable choice, but usually a necessary first step for pupils trying to begin a career as a record label executive, a talent agent, or a concert promoter. In fact, arts, entertainment, and media management is somewhat popular coming in at the 113th most popular major. Last year alone, there were 3,113 arts, entertainment, and media management graduates. In-state tuition for arts, entertainment, and media management at private universities is, on average, 3.9 times more pricey than their public peers.

There are 213 schools that offer arts, entertainment, and media management. This number of colleges is fairly average in terms of the number of institutions which offer each degree. If you're looking to surround yourself with other arts, entertainment, and media management students, consider universities in Tennessee which have the most students admitted to arts, entertainment, and media management annually. More generally, the top region to pursue arts, entertainment, and media management is in the Southeast region with Full Sail University, Belmont University, and Middle Tennessee State University best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection for the top conference to study arts, entertainment, and media management is the Ohio Valley Conference with Murray State University representing the conference. That being said, our belief is that the best college for arts, entertainment, and media management is University of Southern California, and here you can find our comprehensive list for the best colleges.

The overall best school does not mean it is the best school for you. There can be many more perspectives to weigh when choosing school. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food could definitely modify your inclinations on where to go to school. Here at authority.org, we have weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you want to know which arts, entertainment, and media management university is home to the best college campus, the answer is Syracuse University. If you are very interested in which university is home to the best campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, government databases, student reviews, and more to evaluate each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our comprehensive list for the schools with the best student life here and our selection of the university with the best student life for arts, entertainment, and media management is University of Southern California. Curious why? Continue scrolling to learn more about our top choices. Some of our picks might shock you.

If price is a significant deciding factor in your decision on where to go to school, you might consider avoiding University of Southern California. University of Southern California is the most expensive school for arts, entertainment, and media management, at least regarding out of state students. That being said, we have an entire list of the most expensive schools that might put the cost at University of Southern California into perspective. You could also be interested to know that arts, entertainment, and media management is the 149th most expensive degree in the US, with an average cost of $33,500. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for arts, entertainment, and media management in the country is California demonstrated with a cost of $57,256 at the main university in the state University of Southern California. Even more broadly, the most costly region of the U.S. for arts, entertainment, and media management is the Far West region which is best demonstrated with University of Southern California with a cost of $57,256, and University of Oregon with a cost of $34,335.

Our cheapest region for arts, entertainment, and media management is the Plains region which is represented by Minnesota State University-Mankato with a cost of $15,686, Lindenwood University with a cost of $18,000, and Midland University with a cost of $33,440. In better news, the most affordable school for arts, entertainment, and media management is College of Charleston. Authority.org's full list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state attendees can anticipate paying about $9,600 for a degree in arts, entertainment, and media management. The cost swells significantly to an average of $21,900 for the out-of-state public-school undergraduate. On that note, our choice for the college with the best value for arts, entertainment, and media management: University of Southern California. Here you will see our comprehensive list on the schools we believe to be the best value in general. Do know, this idea is predicated on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but as we do not know what state(s) you might qualify for in-state tuition, we are approaching this discussion through out-of-state tuition costs.

Earnings for arts, entertainment, and media management majors differ widely, but within two years leaving college graduates will typically make around $43,900. While there is a lot of variation in earnings; top positions can enjoy pay up to $76,700. Even straight out of college, the lowest earning jobs within the arts, entertainment, and media management field make $24,100, which could be worse. The top earning grads for arts, entertainment, and media management graduated from University of Southern California and if you want to find the universities with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The overall diversity of arts, entertainment, and media management falls subpar, ranking within the 36th percentile of all majors. The college with the highest composite diversity for arts, entertainment, and media management is The New School and here you can find our general list of the universities which have the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management only ranks within the 83rd percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even lower in the 29th percentile. White undergraduates make up the largest share at 70% of scholars studying arts, entertainment, and media management. Additionally, 61% of undergrads pursuing an arts, entertainment, and media management major are women.

The median score of arts, entertainment, and media management professors is 4 stars, a ranking which is actually the median for all majors; this is a fine. If you want the most popular arts, entertainment, and media management professor nationally, look no further than Don Love from Liberty University. It might be surprising, but the top ranked arts, entertainment, and media management professors by student come from Saint Johns University. If we including data beyond simply rankings it becomes clear that the university possessing the best instructors for arts, entertainment, and media management is University of Southern California. You can find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the best instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the most difficult college to get into for arts, entertainment, and media management is University of Southern California. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we have a detailed page of the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, we hope you believe that looking at the education process with context only shaped by superlatives could be said to be the root of many of higher education's fundamental issues. We encourage you to look at some of our other pages on different schools and peruse a couple of our helpful background articles on important things to look for as your school search continues.

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Belmont University

#1 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Belmont University is a mid-sized private college located in Nashville, TN ranked 6th in Tennessee. It has a total of 6,991 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 83.8% acceptance rate. Belmont University offers 115 different majors and is best known for its Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Music Management, and Recording Arts Technology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $34,000 per year, Belmont University is somewhat moderately costly. 67.4% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn roughly $44,100 per year, which is 6% over the national median.

Nashville, TN

www.belmont.edu

B+

Rating

84%

Acceptance

8,733

Students

#407

Ranking

$34,000

Tuition

University of Southern California

#2 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Southern California is a very large private university located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 24th in the United States. It has a total of 21,909 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.42% of applicants. University of Southern California offers 527 different majors and is best known for its Communication and Media Studies, Film, and Gerontology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,256 per year, University of Southern California is very high-priced. 87.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to take home around $74,000 per year, which is 78% over the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

www.usc.edu/

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

53,186

Students

#24

Ranking

$57,256

Tuition

Berklee College of Music

#3 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Berklee College of Music is a mid-sized private art school located in Boston, MA ranked 36th in Massachusetts. It has a total of 7,389 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 51.44% of applicants. Berklee College of Music offers 32 different majors and is best known for its Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, and Music Therapy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $44,360 per year, Berklee College of Music is rather pricey. 44.37% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $30,300 per year, which is 27% under the national median.

Boston, MA

www.berklee.edu

B

Rating

51%

Acceptance

8,031

Students

#439

Ranking

$44,360

Tuition

The New School

#4 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

The New School is a large private university located in New York, NY ranked 180th in the nation. It has a total of 9,104 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 57.34% acceptance rate. The New School offers 113 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management, Fashion Design, and Web Design programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $49,778 per year, The New School is very high-priced. 60.27% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to generate approximately $44,500 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

New York, NY

https://www.newschool.edu/

A

Rating

57%

Acceptance

12,497

Students

#180

Ranking

$49,778

Tuition

Syracuse University

#5 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Syracuse University is a very large private university located in Syracuse, NY ranked 109th in the US. It has a total of 28,546 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 44.38% of applicants. Syracuse University offers 368 different majors and is best known for its Broadcast Journalism, Public Administration, and Photojournalism programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $52,210 per year, Syracuse University is very expensive. 77.41% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn close to $62,100 per year, which is 50% greater than the national median.

Syracuse, NY

https://www.syracuse.edu

A

Rating

44%

Acceptance

38,110

Students

#109

Ranking

$52,210

Tuition

Drexel University

#6 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Drexel University is a very large private university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 174th in America. It has a total of 17,591 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.7% of applicants. Drexel University offers 360 different majors and is best known for its Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Business Management, and Culinary Arts programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $52,146 per year, Drexel University is extremely high-priced. 56.25% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn approximately $68,800 per year, which is 66% above the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

https://drexel.edu

A

Rating

75%

Acceptance

28,249

Students

#174

Ranking

$52,146

Tuition

Loyola University New Orleans

#7 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Loyola University New Orleans is a small private institution located in New Orleans, LA ranked 5th in Louisiana. It has a total of 3,365 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting about three out of four applicants. Loyola University New Orleans offers 96 different majors and is best known for its Music Management, Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, and Literature programs (nationally ranked 4th, 7th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $38,926 per year, Loyola University New Orleans is rather high-priced. 50.27% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn more or less $47,100 per year, which is 13% above the national median.

New Orleans, LA

www.loyno.edu

B-

Rating

75%

Acceptance

4,913

Students

#614

Ranking

$38,926

Tuition

Fashion Institute of Technology

#8 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Fashion Institute of Technology is a mid-sized public college located in New York, NY ranked 196th in the United States. It has a total of 9,832 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 53.89% of applicants. Fashion Institute of Technology offers 49 different majors and is best known for its Fashion Merchandising, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, and Advertising programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $5,190 for in-state students and $15,570 for those from out-of-state, Fashion Institute of Technology is moderately priced. 68.35% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make roughly $48,900 per year, which is 18% over the national median.

New York, NY

www.fitnyc.edu

A

Rating

54%

Acceptance

10,065

Students

#196

Ranking

$15,570

Tuition

University of Central Florida

#9 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Central Florida is a very large public university located in Orlando, FL ranked 195th in the nation. It has a total of 68,412 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 44.36% acceptance rate. University of Central Florida offers 195 different majors and is best known for its Hospitality Management, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Physical Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $4,478 for in-state students and $19,810 for those from out-of-state, University of Central Florida is moderately priced. 66.14% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to take home close to $45,400 per year, which is 9% greater than the national median.

Orlando, FL

www.ucf.edu/

A

Rating

44%

Acceptance

80,378

Students

#195

Ranking

$19,810

Tuition

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

#10 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is a very large public university located in Raleigh, NC ranked 134th in the nation. It has a total of 28,147 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 45.13% of applicants. North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 294 different majors and is best known for its Animal Sciences, Forestry, and Botany programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $6,535 for students from North Carolina and $26,654 for those from out-of-state, North Carolina State University at Raleigh is somewhat moderately high-priced. 73.33% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn near $52,500 per year, which is 26% over the national median.

Raleigh, NC

www.ncsu.edu

A

Rating

45%

Acceptance

39,822

Students

#134

Ranking

$26,654

Tuition

Wagner College

#11 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Wagner College is a small private institution located in Staten Island, NY ranked 295th in the United States. It has a total of 1,860 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 70.74% acceptance rate. Wagner College offers 53 different majors and is best known for its Physician Assistant Studies, Fine and Studio Arts Management, and Biopsychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $47,300 per year, Wagner College is exceptionally costly. 71.28% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to take home roughly $56,700 per year, which is 37% above the national median.

Staten Island, NY

www.wagner.edu

A-

Rating

71%

Acceptance

2,399

Students

#295

Ranking

$47,300

Tuition

Indiana University-Bloomington

#12 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Indiana University-Bloomington is a very large public university located in Bloomington, IN ranked 280th in the US. It has a total of 34,843 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 77.91% acceptance rate. Indiana University-Bloomington offers 336 different majors and is best known for its Business, Public Administration, and Informatics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $9,575 for students from Indiana and $35,140 for those from out-of-state, Indiana University-Bloomington is somewhat moderately pricey. 60.07% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home around $47,700 per year, which is 15% above the national median.

Bloomington, IN

www.indiana.edu/

A-

Rating

78%

Acceptance

46,423

Students

#280

Ranking

$35,140

Tuition

Pace University

#13 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Pace University is a large private university located in New York, NY ranked 56th in New York. It has a total of 9,686 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.71% of applicants. Pace University offers 136 different majors and is best known for its Theatre Management, Directing and Theatrical Production, and Applied Psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $44,714 per year, Pace University is rather costly. 51.86% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to make around $60,300 per year, which is 45% over the national median.

New York, NY

www.pace.edu

B

Rating

79%

Acceptance

15,478

Students

#415

Ranking

$44,714

Tuition

SUNY at Purchase College

#14 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

SUNY at Purchase College is a small public college located in Purchase, NY ranked 66th in New York. It has a total of 4,647 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 51.51% acceptance rate. SUNY at Purchase College offers 62 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management, Playwriting and Screenwriting, and Literature programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY at Purchase College is moderately priced. 67.84% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, joining the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate around $35,200 per year, which is 15% under the national median.

Purchase, NY

www.purchase.edu

B

Rating

52%

Acceptance

4,753

Students

#472

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

Butler University

#15 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Butler University is a mid-sized private institution located in Indianapolis, IN ranked 197th in the US. It has a total of 4,813 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 73.17% of applicants. Butler University offers 100 different majors and is best known for its Recording Arts Technology, Sports Communication, and Insurance programs (nationally ranked 6th, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $41,370 per year, Butler University is rather expensive. 78.27% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to generate about $56,600 per year, which is 36% above the national median.

Indianapolis, IN

www.butler.edu

A

Rating

73%

Acceptance

5,863

Students

#197

Ranking

$41,370

Tuition

Howard University

#16 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Howard University is a mid-sized historically black private university located in Washington, DC ranked 246th in the United States. It has a total of 6,507 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, with a 36.08% acceptance rate. Howard University offers 235 different majors and is best known for its Theatre Management, Child Development, and Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 15th, and 16th respectively). With an annual tuition of $24,966 per year, Howard University is reasonably costly. 54.02% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to take in around $49,200 per year, which is 18% over the national median.

Washington, DC

www.howard.edu

A-

Rating

36%

Acceptance

9,536

Students

#246

Ranking

$24,966

Tuition

The University of the Arts

#17 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

The University of the Arts is a small private art school located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 35th in Pennsylvania. It has a total of 1,786 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 73.34% acceptance rate. The University of the Arts offers 41 different majors and is best known for its Dance, Musical Theatre, and Directing and Theatrical Production programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $46,530 per year, The University of the Arts is extremely expensive. 65.86% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to make around $32,600 per year, which is 22% less than the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

https://www.uarts.edu

B

Rating

73%

Acceptance

2,080

Students

#460

Ranking

$46,530

Tuition

SUNY Oneonta

#18 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

SUNY Oneonta is a mid-sized public institution located in Oneonta, NY ranked 77th in New York. It has a total of 6,526 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 56.04% acceptance rate. SUNY Oneonta offers 87 different majors and is best known for its Music Management, Fashion Design, and Digital Arts programs (nationally ranked 8th, 13th, and 13th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for in-state students and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY Oneonta is reasonably priced. 63.53% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn about $43,400 per year, which is 4% over the national median.

Oneonta, NY

https://suny.oneonta.edu

B-

Rating

56%

Acceptance

7,131

Students

#603

Ranking

$16,980

Tuition

College of Charleston

#19 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

College of Charleston is a large public institution located in Charleston, SC ranked 9th in South Carolina. It has a total of 10,756 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.33% of applicants. College of Charleston offers 96 different majors and is best known for its Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Fine and Studio Arts Management, and Archeology programs (nationally ranked 4th, 5th, and 16th respectively). With an annual tuition of $70 per year, College of Charleston is quite low-priced. 62.39% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to draw roughly $40,700 per year, which is 2% below the national median.

Charleston, SC

www.cofc.edu

C+

Rating

78%

Acceptance

12,907

Students

#639

Ranking

$70

Tuition

Elon University

#20 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Elon University is a mid-sized private college located in Elon, NC ranked 247th in the nation. It has a total of 6,344 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting just about 7 in 9 applicants. Elon University offers 92 different majors and is best known for its Music Management, Human Services, and Musical Theatre programs (nationally ranked 9th, 11th, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $36,082 per year, Elon University is somewhat moderately expensive. 72.66% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After college, alumni go on to make close to $51,900 per year, which is 25% greater than the national median.

Elon, NC

www.elon.edu

A-

Rating

78%

Acceptance

7,277

Students

#247

Ranking

$36,082

Tuition

Simmons University

#21 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Simmons University is a mid-sized private college located in Boston, MA ranked 283rd in America. It has a total of 1,880 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 73.13% of applicants. Simmons University offers 136 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management, Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, and Social Work programs (nationally ranked 8th, 21st, and 25th respectively). With an annual tuition of $40,850 per year, Simmons University is quite pricey. 79.57% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to make near $55,800 per year, which is 34% greater than the national median.

Boston, MA

www.simmons.edu

A-

Rating

73%

Acceptance

7,780

Students

#283

Ranking

$40,850

Tuition

Ithaca College

#22 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Ithaca College is a mid-sized private college located in Ithaca, NY ranked 278th in the nation. It has a total of 6,348 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting a tad greater than five in seven applicants. Ithaca College offers 108 different majors and is best known for its Physical Therapy, Sports Communication, and Occupational Therapy programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $45,274 per year, Ithaca College is very high-priced. 76.19% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to take in roughly $52,300 per year, which is 26% greater than the national median.

Ithaca, NY

www.ithaca.edu

A-

Rating

73%

Acceptance

7,003

Students

#278

Ranking

$45,274

Tuition

University of Kentucky

#23 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Kentucky is a very large public university located in Lexington, KY ranked 4th in Kentucky. It has a total of 23,167 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.85% of applicants. University of Kentucky offers 360 different majors and is best known for its Music History, Literature, and Theory, Technical Teacher Education, and Physical Education programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,011 for in-state students and $29,331 for those from out-of-state, University of Kentucky is somewhat moderately pricey. 57.58% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw approximately $45,100 per year, which is 9% over the national median.

Lexington, KY

www.uky.edu

B

Rating

96%

Acceptance

30,981

Students

#515

Ranking

$29,331

Tuition

DePaul University

#24 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

DePaul University is a very large private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 13th in Illinois. It has a total of 16,625 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 68.22% of applicants. DePaul University offers 263 different majors and is best known for its General Studies, Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, and Computer Programming programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 3rd, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $40,551 per year, DePaul University is quite expensive. 65.8% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $53,300 per year, which is 28% greater than the national median.

Chicago, IL

https://www.depaul.edu

A-

Rating

68%

Acceptance

26,721

Students

#314

Ranking

$40,551

Tuition

University of New Haven

#25 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of New Haven is a mid-sized private institution located in West Haven, CT ranked 11th in Connecticut. It has a total of 5,376 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 82.99% acceptance rate. University of New Haven offers 159 different majors and is best known for its Fire Protection, Criminal Justice, and Drawing programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $39,000 per year, University of New Haven is quite pricey. 59.34% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make near $52,100 per year, which is 25% greater than the national median.

West Haven, CT

www.newhaven.edu

B

Rating

83%

Acceptance

7,634

Students

#479

Ranking

$39,000

Tuition