Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

628

Graduates Per Year

$44K

Average Salary

#253

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Unpopular

628

90% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

67

65% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

252

Chinese Language and Literature

633

253

Fine and Studio Arts Management

628

254

Music Technology

617

Cost

Median Cost

$29,780

7% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

199

Fine and Studio Arts Management

$29,780

200

Audiology

$29,779

Salary

Low Salary

$25,882

33% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

370

Photography

$26,213

371

Fine and Studio Arts Management

$25,882

372

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management

$25,882

Professors

Good

4.3/5

7.5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

77

Missionary Studies

78

Fine and Studio Arts Management

79

Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling

Students

Diverse

4/5

8.58% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

146

Biopsychology

147

Fine and Studio Arts Management

148

Accounting and Finance

SUMMARY

A degree in Fine and Studio Arts Management is not only a valuable choice, but naturally a necessary first step for undergraduates aspiring to enter a career as an art dealer, an artist agent, or a studio executive. In fact, nationally, fine and studio arts management is an uncommon major being the 253rd most popular degree. In the last year, there were 628 fine and studio arts management graduates. In-state tuition for fine and studio arts management at private institutions is, on average, 3.8 times more expensive than their public counterparts.

With just 67 colleges offering fine and studio arts management you may have a smaller selection of institutions you can choose from. If you're hoping to immerse yourself with other fine and studio arts management students, look at institutions in New York which have more undergrads admitted to fine and studio arts management than any other state. More generally, the best region to major in fine and studio arts management is in the Mid East region with The New School, SUNY at Purchase College, and Wagner College best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to major in fine and studio arts management is the Colonial Athletic Association with College of Charleston representing the conference. Based on our comprehensive list of the best colleges, our selection for the best school for fine and studio arts management is North Carolina State University at Raleigh.

The objectively best school might not actually be the best school for you. There can be tons more facets to weigh when deciding on school. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food could refashion your thoughts of which school to attend. At authority.org, we've evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you want to know which fine and studio arts management school has the best campus, the answer is Miami University-Oxford. If you are primarily interested in which university is home to the top campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more in order to compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can find our well researched list for the colleges with the best student life and from that list, our pick of the school with the best student life for fine and studio arts management is Simmons University. Curious why? Keep reading to learn more about Authority's top recommendations. Some of our picks will probably surprise you.

If price is a significant influence in your choice of where you attend college, you might be cautious about The New School. The New School is our most expensive college for fine and studio arts management, at least regarding out of state students. We have an entire list of the most expensive schools that might put the price tag at The New School into perspective. Additionally, you may be interested to know that fine and studio arts management is the 199th most expensive major in the US, with an average expense of $29,800. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for fine and studio arts management in the nation is Indiana with expenses at the main two schools Butler University and Indiana University-Bloomington of $41,370 and $35,140 respectively. To zoom out even further, the most costly region of the country for fine and studio arts management is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for fine and studio arts management is the Southeast region which is represented by University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a cost of $19,581, North Carolina State University at Raleigh with a cost of $26,654, and College of Charleston with a cost of $70. On the bright side, the most affordable school for fine and studio arts management is College of Charleston. Authority's entire list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state learners can anticipate paying in the neighborhood of $10,400 for a degree in fine and studio arts management. The price increases by a lot to a median of $24,300 for an out-of-state public-school undergraduate. As such, you might be interested in our pick for the college with the best value for fine and studio arts management: Simmons University. Here you will find our comprehensive list of the colleges we see as being the best value overall. That being said, this discussion is based on out-of-state tuition costs. A discussion of value changes when it comes to in-state tuition, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.

Earnings for fine and studio arts management students range widely, but within two-years of completing the major students will typically earn in the neighborhood of $43,800. There can be much variation in pay; top earners can enjoy pay up to $77,300. Even straight out of school, the minimum earning jobs within the fine and studio arts management field make $24,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning grads for fine and studio arts management attended Butler University and if you are looking for schools with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The overall diversity of fine and studio arts management sits decent, ranking within the 63rd percentile of majors nationally. The university with the most composite diversity for fine and studio arts management is The New School and here you can find our general list of the schools with the most diversity. The financial diversity of Fine and Studio Arts Management is only within the 90th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even less in the 61st percentile. White students compose the largest share, 56%, of those majoring in fine and studio arts management. Additionally, 76% of scholars pursuing a fine and studio arts management major are women.

The median rating of fine and studio arts management's professors is 4.3 stars, a rating which is 8% above the average score across every major; which is a pretty good score. If you are searching for the most popular fine and studio arts management professor in the country, consider looking up Adris Brundidge from Salt Lake Community College. It might be surprising, but the top ranked instructors of fine and studio arts management by student come from Stockton University. If we consider data beyond just rankings it becomes clear that the school possessing the overall best instructors for fine and studio arts management is North Carolina State University at Raleigh. One can find more detail on our ever evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the finest professors in the country.

Finally, the hardest school to get into for fine and studio arts management is North Carolina State University at Raleigh. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we have a general page of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we do hope you believe that approaching college with a perspective mainly formed from superlatives could be said to be the root of many of higher education's fundamental problems. We encourage you to look at some of our other pages on different universities and peruse a few of our insightful background pages on essential things to look out for as your university search continues.

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The New School

#1 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

SUNY at Purchase College

#2 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

Wagner College

#3 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

#4 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

College of Charleston

#5 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

Fashion Institute of Technology

#6 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

#7 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

Simmons University

#8 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

Midland University

#9 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

Midland University is a small private college located in Fremont, NE ranked 7th in Nebraska. It has a total of 1,844 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting a little under one half of applicants. Midland University offers 26 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management, Respiratory Care Therapy, and Human Services programs (nationally ranked 9th, 20th, and 24th respectively). With an annual tuition of $33,440 per year, Midland University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 40.56% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home roughly $39,900 per year, which is 4% below the national median.

Fremont, NE

https://www.midlandu.edu

C+

Rating

49%

Acceptance

2,060

Students

#746

Ranking

$33,440

Tuition

Butler University

#10 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

Baldwin Wallace University

#11 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

Baldwin Wallace University is a small private institution located in Berea, OH ranked 21st in Ohio. It has a total of 3,370 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 72.69% acceptance rate. Baldwin Wallace University offers 100 different majors and is best known for its Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, Fine and Studio Arts Management, and Voice and Opera programs (nationally ranked 8th, 11th, and 16th respectively). With an annual tuition of $33,530 per year, Baldwin Wallace University is somewhat moderately costly. 67.79% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn near $44,400 per year, which is 7% greater than the national median.

Berea, OH

https://www.bw.edu

B-

Rating

73%

Acceptance

4,390

Students

#621

Ranking

$33,530

Tuition

Miami University-Oxford

#12 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

Miami University-Oxford is a large public university located in Oxford, OH ranked 11th in Ohio. It has a total of 18,631 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 80.39% of applicants. Miami University-Oxford offers 220 different majors and is best known for its Chemistry Teacher Education, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, and Gerontology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $12,879 for in-state students and $32,905 for those from out-of-state, Miami University-Oxford is somewhat moderately pricey. 48.98% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to make close to $47,100 per year, which is 13% above the national median.

Oxford, OH

miamioh.edu

B+

Rating

80%

Acceptance

22,010

Students

#374

Ranking

$32,905

Tuition

DePaul University

#13 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts 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

Columbia College Chicago

#14 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

Columbia College Chicago is a mid-sized private institution located in Chicago, IL ranked 63rd in Illinois. It has a total of 7,195 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 90.22% of applicants. Columbia College Chicago offers 74 different majors and is best known for its Theatre Management, Photojournalism, and Recording Arts Technology programs (nationally ranked 8th, 8th, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $26,610 per year, Columbia College Chicago is somewhat moderately expensive. 46.92% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate around $34,400 per year, which is 17% below the national median.

Chicago, IL

www.colum.edu

C

Rating

90%

Acceptance

7,505

Students

#1585

Ranking

$26,610

Tuition

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

#15 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a small public liberal arts college located in North Adams, MA ranked 67th in Massachusetts. It has a total of 1,555 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 81.64% acceptance rate. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 25 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management and Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management programs, which are respectively ranked 15th and 47th in the nation. With an annual tuition of $1,030 for in-state students and $9,975 for those from out-of-state, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is relatively affordable. 55.81% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, joining the labor market. After college, alumni go on to draw around $35,800 per year, which is 14% below the national median.

North Adams, MA

www.mcla.edu

C

Rating

82%

Acceptance

1,929

Students

#1342

Ranking

$9,975

Tuition

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

#16 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a very large public university located in Greensboro, NC ranked 25th in North Carolina. It has a total of 18,534 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 82.46% of applicants. University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers 158 different majors and is best known for its Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, Fine and Studio Arts Management, and Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution programs (nationally ranked 9th, 16th, and 28th respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,422 for in-state students and $19,581 for those from out-of-state, University of North Carolina at Greensboro is moderately priced. 55.14% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate about $37,500 per year, which is 10% under the national median.

Greensboro, NC

www.uncg.edu

C+

Rating

82%

Acceptance

22,610

Students

#1081

Ranking

$19,581

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

#17 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a mid-sized public college located in Stevens Point, WI ranked 24th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 9,730 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84.52% of applicants. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers 90 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Computational Science, and Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management programs (nationally ranked 4th, 6th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,698 for students from Wisconsin and $15,408 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is moderately priced. 65.78% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring in roughly $40,200 per year, which is 3% less than the national median.

Stevens Point, WI

https://www.uwsp.edu

C+

Rating

85%

Acceptance

10,201

Students

#1182

Ranking

$15,408

Tuition

Eastern Michigan University

#18 Best Colleges for Fine and Studio Arts Management

Eastern Michigan University is a large public institution located in Ypsilanti, MI ranked 38th in Michigan. It has a total of 18,388 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting narrowly less than 75% of applicants. Eastern Michigan University offers 350 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management, Recreational Therapy, and Occupational Therapy programs (nationally ranked 18th, 20th, and 22nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $13,658 per year, Eastern Michigan University is pretty low-priced. 42.58% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home close to $39,300 per year, which is 5% below the national median.

Ypsilanti, MI

www.emich.edu

C

Rating

74%

Acceptance

22,327

Students

#1378

Ranking

$13,658

Tuition