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Art Schools in Connecticut

There are 24 Connecticut schools offering art programs. In 2010, 650 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut art schools. 438 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 111 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 640 students graduate from programs in this state in art each year. This accounts for 1% of art students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 32 students graduated with art certificates, 59 with an associate's level degree, 438 with a bachelor's level degree, 111 with a degree at the master's level, and ten with a degree at the doctorate level.

24 art schools are in this state. Out of these, while 12 schools are private, 12 schools are public. Tuition at a public art school varies from $7,861 to $10,416, while tuition at a private art school varies from $15,960 to $42,420.

Average tuition for art programs is $24,345. The highest tuition for art programs, which is $42,420 every year, is at Trinity College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 each year, is at Southern Connecticut State University.

Connecticut schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in art.

Art Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 640 students graduate from programs in this state in art each year. This accounts for 1% of art students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 32 students graduated with art certificates, 59 with an associate's level degree, 438 with a bachelor's level degree, 111 with a degree at the master's level, and ten with a degree at the doctorate level.

Art Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 35
  • Certificate 2007: 36
  • Certificate 2008: 30
  • Certificate 2009: 20
  • Certificate 2010: 32
  • Associate 2006: 62
  • Associate 2007: 52
  • Associate 2008: 56
  • Associate 2009: 70
  • Associate 2010: 59
  • Bachelor 2006: 465
  • Bachelor 2007: 494
  • Bachelor 2008: 442
  • Bachelor 2009: 510
  • Bachelor 2010: 438
  • Master 2006: 95
  • Master 2007: 91
  • Master 2008: 97
  • Master 2009: 100
  • Master 2010: 111
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 12
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 10

Art Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 63 art programs. Of these programs, close to 60.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Art Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 38
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 1

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26150
  • 25th Percentile: 34230
  • Median: 66450
  • 75th Percentile: 75070
  • 90th Percentile: 135810

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22070
  • 25th Percentile: 28180
  • Median: 45840
  • 75th Percentile: 61360
  • 90th Percentile: 75220

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29670
  • 25th Percentile: 39990
  • Median: 55210
  • 75th Percentile: 81260
  • 90th Percentile: 106380

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38160
  • 25th Percentile: 49330
  • Median: 71270
  • 75th Percentile: 92660
  • 90th Percentile: 156240

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 38685
  • 75th Percentile:
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Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32070
  • 25th Percentile: 36560
  • Median: 54470
  • 75th Percentile: 73270
  • 90th Percentile: 100580

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36960
  • Median Salary 2007: 39630
  • Median Salary 2008: 40870
  • Median Salary 2009: 50040
  • Median Salary 2010: 66450
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27865
  • Median Salary 2007: 28780
  • Median Salary 2008: 29590
  • Median Salary 2009: 37715
  • Median Salary 2010: 45840
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 960
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46360
  • Median Salary 2007: 45980
  • Median Salary 2008: 50940
  • Median Salary 2009: 50160
  • Median Salary 2010: 55210
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74520
  • Median Salary 2007: 64500
  • Median Salary 2008: 69930
  • Median Salary 2009: 69250
  • Median Salary 2010: 71270
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30910
  • Median Salary 2007: 31920
  • Median Salary 2008: 34610
  • Median Salary 2009: 36590
  • Median Salary 2010: 38685
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58100
  • Median Salary 2007: 46820
  • Median Salary 2008: 48340
  • Median Salary 2009: 48670
  • Median Salary 2010: 54470
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Connecticut vs National Art Employment

Connecticut vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.071% (1430)

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1. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College offers one art program and this college is in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art programs.

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2. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College offers two programs in art. More specifically, students are offered one art certificate by this college and one art degree at the associate's level. It is located in Winsted, CT. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this community college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art.

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3. Quinebaug Valley Community College

742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239-1436
(860) 774-1130

Quinebaug Valley Community College is in Danielson, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in art. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in art and one art degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

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4. The Paier College of Art Inc

20 Gorham Ave
Hamden, CT 06514-3902
(203) 287-3031

The Paier College of Art Inc offers three programs in art. Specifically, students are offered two art certificates by it and one bachelor's level degree in art. It is in the suburbs of Hamden, Connecticut.

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5. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Bridgeport, CT and it offers one art program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art.

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6. The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

84 Lyme St
Old Lyme, CT 6371
(860) 434-5232

The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is located in the suburbs of Old Lyme, Connecticut. This college offers seven programs in art. Of those, it offers students three art certificates and four degrees at the bachelor's level in art. 85 students pursue degrees in seven Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art.

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7. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1992. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hartford, CT. Students are offered 26 certificates and 24 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 4,518 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and communications. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

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8. Wesleyan University

237 High St
Middletown, CT 6459
(860) 685-2000

Wesleyan University offers two art programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level art degrees by Wesleyan. It is located in the center of Middletown. It is a 4-year institution.

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9. Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
(860) 343-5701

Middlesex Community College offers one art program and this college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Middletown, CT. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art programs.

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10. Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Albertus Magnus College, which is near the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. It offers three programs in art. It offers three art degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Overall, 1,961 students pursue degrees in 39 Albertus Magnus College programs.

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11. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven. This university offers six art programs. Specifically, this university offers one art certificate to students, two degrees at the bachelor's level in art, two master's level degrees in art, and one doctorate level art degree. 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art.

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12. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Danbury, CT. It offers two art programs. Specifically, students are offered one art degree at the bachelor's level by WCSU and one master's level art degree. It is a public 4-year institution.

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13. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. The U of H offers ten programs in art. Specifically, the U of H offers students one certificate in art, eight art degrees at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in art. It is a 4-year research institution.

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14. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT and this school offers one art program. Overall, 2,326 students pursue degrees in 56 programs at this school.

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15. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut offers four art programs. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in art by this university and two master's level degrees in art. It is in Storrs, CT. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art in terms of programs.

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16. Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 6320
(860) 447-1911

Connecticut College, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in New London, CT. Conn College offers two art programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in art. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

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17. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University is located in Willimantic, CT. This school offers two programs in art. Students are offered two bachelor's level art degrees by this school. Overall, 5,606 students pursue degrees in 39 ECSU programs. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art.

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18. Trinity College

300 Summit St
Hartford, CT 06106-3100
(860) 297-2000

Trinity College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT. It offers two art programs. This liberal arts college offers students two bachelor's level art degrees. Trinity is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in art.

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19. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven offers one program in art and it is located in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. 5,949 students pursue degrees in 119 programs at this medium-sized school, overall.

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20. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College offers three programs in art. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in art by it and one art degree at the associate's level. It is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It is a public 2-year institution. This mid-sized college is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art in terms of programs.

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21. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and Sacred Heart offers one art program. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution.

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22. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT and this college offers one art program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in art.

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23. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers three art programs. This school offers three art degrees at the bachelor's level to students. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art.

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24. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Founded in 1992, Three Rivers Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Norwich, CT. This college offers 26 certificates and 33 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 5,161 students pursued degrees from the 39 programs at this public college. This college offers subjects such as business and administrative assistant and secretarial science. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

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25. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

Founded in 1927, the University of Bridgeport is a 4-year institution. UB, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT. Students are offered six certificates, four associates level degrees, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, 29 masters level degrees, and four degrees at the doctoral level by this school. In 2010, 5,155 students pursued degrees from the 53 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as graphic design and finance. This school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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26. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and this school offers one program in art. CCSU is a public 4-year institution.

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27. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University offers two programs in art. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in art by SCSU. Southern, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. Overall, 11,964 students seek degrees in 95 programs at this school. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering art programs.

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