Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for visual and performing arts degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,810 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,832 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

19% above average compared to other degrees

$ 37,965 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

What do visual and performing arts graduates earn?

Visual and performing arts students make an average of $44,450 per year after graduation. This is 33% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 44,450 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 3% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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