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2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

There are about 17,061 students enrolled in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management in the USA.

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popularity

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

5,086

Vs. National Avg.

-68%

popularity Rank

#147

cost

Average

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$28K

Vs. National Avg.

17%

cost Rank

#172

salary

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$41K

Vs. National Avg.

2%

salary Rank

#237

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-2%

professors Rank

#284

students

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

3%

students Rank

#188

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&nbsphere 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&nbspis 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&nbspschools that might put the cost at University of Southern California&nbspinto 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&nbspin 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&nbspand 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&nbspand 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.

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

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A−

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Stillwater, OK | www.okstate.edu/

67%

Acceptance

26,463

Students

#453

Ranking

$25K

Tuition

A

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL | www.ucf.edu/

45%

Acceptance

81,082

Students

#200

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Arizona State University Campus Immersion

Tempe, AZ | www.asu.edu/

88%

Acceptance

82,880

Students

#332

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA | www.pepperdine.edu/

42%

Acceptance

10,579

Students

#109

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL | https://www.luc.edu/

71%

Acceptance

19,692

Students

#242

Ranking

$46K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO | www.slu.edu/

56%

Acceptance

14,756

Students

#156

Ranking

$47K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY | www.uky.edu/

96%

Acceptance

32,756

Students

#518

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

C+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH | https://www.ohio.edu/

87%

Acceptance

31,679

Students

#1217

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN | www.butler.edu/

76%

Acceptance

5,955

Students

#192

Ranking

$43K

Tuition

D−

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Westminster College

Fulton, MO | www.wcmo.edu/

97%

Acceptance

683

Students

#2082

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA | https://drexel.edu/

77%

Acceptance

27,720

Students

#161

Ranking

$56K

Tuition

A

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Seattle University

Seattle, WA | www.seattleu.edu/

83%

Acceptance

8,023

Students

#215

Ranking

$48K

Tuition

F

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Holmes Community College

Goodman, MS | www.holmescc.edu/

0%

Acceptance

8,142

Students

#2838

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

D+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Belhaven University

Jackson, MS | www.belhaven.edu/

50%

Acceptance

6,383

Students

#1828

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR | https://www.uoregon.edu/

84%

Acceptance

24,381

Students

#393

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Howard University

Washington, DC | www.howard.edu/

39%

Acceptance

9,831

Students

#231

Ranking

$28K

Tuition

D−

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ | www.gcu.edu/

81%

Acceptance

150,585

Students

#2165

Ranking

$18K

Tuition

C+

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Milligan University

Milligan, TN | www.milligan.edu/

99%

Acceptance

1,462

Students

#1184

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA | www.loyno.edu/

72%

Acceptance

4,972

Students

#546

Ranking

$42K

Tuition

A

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

University of Evansville

Evansville, IN | www.evansville.edu/

64%

Acceptance

2,690

Students

#367

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Elon University

Elon, NC | www.elon.edu/

72%

Acceptance

7,424

Students

#208

Ranking

$38K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA | www.su.edu/

74%

Acceptance

4,981

Students

#648

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

C+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Drury University

Springfield, MO | www.drury.edu/

71%

Acceptance

1,914

Students

#1173

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL | www.elmhurst.edu/

66%

Acceptance

3,832

Students

#584

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

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