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Art Schools in Minnesota

There are 35 schools in the state of Minnesota offering art programs. In 2010, 713 students graduated from programs at Minnesota art schools. 650 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 32 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

715 students graduate from art programs in Minnesota, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from art programs. Out of those, one student graduated with art certificates, 29 with an associate's level degree, 650 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 32 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a doctorate level degree.

35 art schools are located in this midwestern state. Of these, while 18 schools are public, 17 schools are private. Tuition at a private art school varies from $21,080 to $41,304, while tuition at a public art school varies from $6,660 to $12,288.

Average tuition for programs in art is $19,954. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,660 every year, is at Minnesota State University-Moorhead, the highest tuition for art programs, which is $41,304 every year, is at Carleton College.

Minnesota schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for art students.

Art Program Completions in Minnesota 2006 - 2010

715 students graduate from art programs in Minnesota, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from art programs. Out of those, one student graduated with art certificates, 29 with an associate's level degree, 650 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 32 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Art Program Completions in Minnesota 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 20
  • Associate 2010: 29
  • Bachelor 2006: 720
  • Bachelor 2007: 706
  • Bachelor 2008: 673
  • Bachelor 2009: 653
  • Bachelor 2010: 650
  • Master 2006: 28
  • Master 2007: 37
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 32
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Art Program Availability in Minnesota

Minnesota schools offer a total of 62 programs in art. Of these programs, about 74.2% 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 Minnesota

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 46
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24840
  • 25th Percentile: 27750
  • Median: 32760
  • 75th Percentile: 44290
  • 90th Percentile: 56510

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18180
  • 25th Percentile: 23850
  • Median: 33790
  • 75th Percentile: 56160
  • 90th Percentile: 78730

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32360
  • 25th Percentile: 39220
  • Median: 50180
  • 75th Percentile: 60950
  • 90th Percentile: 75200

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42210
  • 25th Percentile: 54020
  • Median: 70490
  • 75th Percentile: 87500
  • 90th Percentile: 108340

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20990
  • 25th Percentile: 23480
  • Median: 32080
  • 75th Percentile: 46200
  • 90th Percentile: 50960

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 24290
  • 25th Percentile: 34240
  • Median: 45970
  • 75th Percentile: 54690
  • 90th Percentile: 62310

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29720
  • Median Salary 2007: 33350
  • Median Salary 2008: 35990
  • Median Salary 2009: 34700
  • Median Salary 2010: 32760
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39270
  • Median Salary 2007: 41760
  • Median Salary 2008: 43270
  • Median Salary 2009: 37730
  • Median Salary 2010: 33790
  • Total Employed 2006: 1520
  • Total Employed 2007: 1710
  • Total Employed 2008: 1890
  • Total Employed 2009: 1570
  • Total Employed 2010: 1340

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38210
  • Median Salary 2007: 44410
  • Median Salary 2008: 44110
  • Median Salary 2009: 49940
  • Median Salary 2010: 50180
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 640
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 770

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66530
  • Median Salary 2007: 74000
  • Median Salary 2008: 74010
  • Median Salary 2009: 73710
  • Median Salary 2010: 70490
  • Total Employed 2006: 1080
  • Total Employed 2007: 1040
  • Total Employed 2008: 1230
  • Total Employed 2009: 1150
  • Total Employed 2010: 1000

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39590
  • Median Salary 2007: 39955
  • Median Salary 2008: 40320
  • Median Salary 2009: 28110
  • Median Salary 2010: 32080
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 42190
  • Median Salary 2007: 40780
  • Median Salary 2008: 40480
  • Median Salary 2009: 43250
  • Median Salary 2010: 45970
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Minnesota vs National Art Employment

Minnesota vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Minnesota: 2.720% (3630)

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1. Carleton College

One North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057-4001
(507) 222-4000

Carleton College offers two programs in art. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in art. It is in town of Northfield, Minnesota. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Minnesota.

2. St Olaf College

1520 St Olaf Ave
Northfield, MN 55057-1098
(507) 786-2222

St Olaf College is located in Northfield, MN. It offers two art programs. This school offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in art. This school is a 4-year institution.

3. Gustavus Adolphus College

800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082-1498
(507) 933-8000

Gustavus Adolphus College offers two programs in art. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by it. This school is located in town of St. Peter, Minnesota. It is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering programs in art.

4. Northwestern College

3003 Snelling Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55113-1598
(651) 631-5100

Northwestern College is in the suburbs of St. Paul, Minnesota and this school offers one art program. Overall, 3,100 students pursue degrees in 64 programs at NWC.

5. Academy College

1101 E. 78th Street- Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55420-1554
(952) 851-0066

Founded in 1936, Academy College is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It offers subjects such as computer science and medical assisting. This school offers students 14 certificates, 12 degrees at the associates level, and five degrees at the bachelors level. 236 students pursued degrees from the 21 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. The Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 874-3700

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design offers one art program and this college is near the center of the city. 727 students pursue degrees in six programs at MCAD, overall.

7. The College of Saint Benedict

37 S. College Ave.
St. Joseph, MN 56374
(320) 363-5011

The College of Saint Benedict offers one art program and CSB is in the suburbs of St. Joseph, Minnesota. Overall, 2,082 students seek degrees in 38 College of Saint Benedict programs.

8. The University of Minnesota - Morris

309 Behmler Hall
Morris, MN 56267
(320) 589-6035

The University of Minnesota-Morris offers two art programs. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in art. 1,811 students pursue degrees in 33 UMM programs, overall.

9. The College of Visual Arts

344 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102-2199
(651) 757-4000

The College of Visual Arts, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in St. Paul, MN. It offers two programs in art. It offers two art degrees at the bachelor's level to students. CVA is one of 3 art colleges in Minnesota.

10. North Hennepin Community College

7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
(763) 424-0702

North Hennepin Community College offers one program in art and it is in the suburbs of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering programs in art.

11. Macalester College

1600 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105-1899
(651) 696-6000

Macalester College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in St. Paul, MN. It offers two programs in art. Students are offered two art degrees at the bachelor's level by this school. MAC is a 4-year institution.

12. Bethany Lutheran College

700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 344-7000

Bethany Lutheran College is in town of Mankato, Minnesota and this school offers one program in art. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Minnesota.

13. North Central University

910 Elliot Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391
(612) 343-4400

Founded in 1930, North Central University is a 4-year institution. North Central, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Minneapolis, MN. This school offers subjects such as writing, business management, and allied health. North Central offers students five certificates, 14 associates level degrees, and 36 degrees at the bachelors level. 1,381 students pursued degrees from the 37 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits North Central.

14. Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Ramsey Community College

11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433-3470
(763) 433-1100

Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Ramsey Community College is in the suburbs of Coon Rapids, Minnesota and this college offers one art program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering programs in art.

15. Inver Hills Community College

2500 80th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076-3224
(651) 450-3000

Inver Hills Community College offers one program in art and this college is in the suburbs of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. Overall, 6,374 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this college. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Minnesota.

16. Lake Superior College

2101 Trinity Rd
Duluth, MN 55811-3399
(800) 432-2884

Lake Superior College, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Duluth, MN and it offers one art program. This medium-sized school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art in terms of programs.

17. Bethel University

3900 Bethel Dr
St. Paul, MN 55112-6902
(651) 638-6400

Bethel University offers two art programs. Bethel offers two bachelor's level degrees in art to students. Bethel is in the suburbs of St. Paul, Minnesota. Overall, 4,242 students pursue degrees in 85 programs at this school. Bethel is the seventh largest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art in terms of programs.

18. Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College

1515 E 25th St
Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 262-7200

Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College, which is very close to Hibbing, Minnesota, is in a rural area and it offers one program in art. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Minnesota. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art programs.

19. Minnesota State Community and Technical College

1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537-1000
(218) 736-1500

Minnesota State Community and Technical College is located in town of Fergus Falls, Minnesota and this school offers one art program. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Minnesota. In terms of programs, this technical college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art.

20. Minneapolis Community and Technical College

1501 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403-1779
(612) 659-6000

Minneapolis Community and Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one art program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering programs in art.

21. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

700 Terrace Heights
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(507) 457-1600

Founded in 1912, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is a 4-year institution. It is located in town of Winona, Minnesota. SMU offers subjects such as history, educational leadership, and business management. It offers students 17 certificates, 73 bachelors level degrees, 27 masters level degrees, and two degrees at the doctoral level. 6,058 students sought degrees from the 96 programs at SMU in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Minnesota.

22. Concordia College at Moorhead

901 S 8th St
Moorhead, MN 56562
(218) 299-4100

Concordia College at Moorhead offers three art programs. Students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in art by Concordia. This liberal arts college is in the suburbs of Moorhead, Minnesota. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Minnesota.

23. Concordia University - Saint Paul

275 Syndicate Street North
St. Paul, MN 55104-5494
(651) 641-8278

Concordia University-Saint Paul, which is near the heart of downtown, is in St. Paul, MN. Concordia offers two art programs. Concordia offers two bachelor's level degrees in art to students. Concordia is a 4-year institution.

24. Normandale Community College

9700 France Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 487-8200

Normandale Community College, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Bloomington, MN and this college offers one program in art. 10,169 students seek degrees in 32 Normandale Community College programs, overall. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Minnesota.

25. Minnesota State University - Moorhead

1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
(218) 477-4000

Minnesota State University-Moorhead offers one program in art and MSUM is in the suburbs of Moorhead, Minnesota. It is one of 43 public post-secondary institutions in Minnesota.

26. St Catherine University

2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 690-6000

St Catherine University, which is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in St. Paul, MN. St. Kates offers two programs in art. More specifically, St. Kates offers one art certificate to students and one bachelor's level degree in art. It is a 4-year institution.

27. Saint Cloud State University

720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
(320) 308-0121

Saint Cloud State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in St. Cloud, MN. St. Cloud State offers three art programs. It offers students three bachelor's level art degrees. 18,650 students pursue degrees in 153 Saint Cloud State University programs, overall. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art in terms of programs.

28. Hamline University

1536 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104-1284
(651) 523-2800

Hamline University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in St. Paul, MN. It offers two art programs. This school offers students two art degrees at the bachelor's level. Overall, 5,008 students seek degrees in 67 Hamline University programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering programs in art.

29. Southwest Minnesota State University

1501 State St
Marshall, MN 56258-5468
(507) 537-7678

Southwest Minnesota State University offers one program in art and SMSU, which is very close to Marshall, Minnesota, is located in a rural area. 6,611 students pursue degrees in 48 programs at SMSU, overall.

30. The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
(612) 625-5000

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Minneapolis, MN. This university offers six programs in art. Specifically, this large university offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in art to students, two master's level art degrees, and one art degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Minnesota. It is the largest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art in terms of programs.

31. Riverland Community College

1900 8th Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912-1473
(507) 433-0600

Riverland Community College offers one art program and this college is in town of Austin, Minnesota. This college is one of 11 community colleges in Minnesota. In terms of programs, this college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art.

32. The College of Saint Scholastica

1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811-4199
(218) 723-6000

The College of Saint Scholastica is a 4-year institution, founded in 1912. St. Scholastica, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Duluth, MN. This school offers subjects such as healthcare and allied health. This school offers students 13 certificates, 38 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 degrees at the masters level, and two degrees at the doctoral level. 3,898 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits St. Scholastica.

33. Winona State University

8th and Johnson St
Winona, MN 55987-5838
(507) 457-5000

Winona State University offers one art program. 8,630 students seek degrees in 68 programs at WSU, overall.

34. Augsburg College

2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 330-1000

Augsburg College offers two art programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by it. This liberal arts college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Minneapolis, MN. This liberal arts college is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Minnesota.

35. Bemidji State University

1500 Birchmont Dr
Bemidji, MN 56601
(800) 475-2001

Bemidji State University offers one program in art. It is a public 4-year institution.

36. Saint Johns University

31802 County Rd 159
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-2011

Saint Johns University, which is very close to Collegeville, Minnesota, is located in a rural area and this school offers one art program. It is a 4-year institution.

37. Minnesota State University - Mankato

South Rd and Ellis Ave
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 389-1866

Minnesota State University-Mankato offers four programs in art. Of those, students are offered three bachelor's level art degrees by it and one degree at the master's level in art. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Minnesota offering art in terms of programs.

38. The University of St Thomas

2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078
(651) 962-5000

The University of St Thomas offers two programs in art. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level art degree and one degree at the master's level in art. This medium-sized school, which is 3.8 miles from the center of the city, is in St. Paul, MN. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Minnesota.

39. The University of Minnesota - Duluth

515 Darland Administration Bldg
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 726-8000

The University of Minnesota-Duluth offers four programs in art. Specifically, students are offered three art degrees at the bachelor's level by it and one art degree at the master's level. It is 2.0 miles from the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UM Duluth ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Minnesota.

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