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Art Schools in North Carolina

There are 33 North Carolina schools offering art programs. In 2010, 728 students graduated from programs at North Carolina art schools. 665 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 39 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

730 students graduate from art programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of art students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 21 students graduated with art certificates, two with an associate's level degree, 665 with a bachelor's level degree, 39 with a master's level degree, and one with a doctorate level degree.

33 art schools are located in North Carolina. Of these, 19 schools are private, while 14 schools are public. While private art school tuition varies from $17,160 to $40,243, public art school tuition varies from $3,476 to $5,322.

Average tuition for programs in art is $14,441. While the highest tuition for art programs, which is $40,243 every year, is at Duke University, the lowest tuition in North Carolina, which is $3,476 per year, is at Elizabeth City State University.

Schools in this southeastern state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in art.

Art Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

730 students graduate from art programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of art students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 21 students graduated with art certificates, two with an associate's level degree, 665 with a bachelor's level degree, 39 with a master's level degree, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Art Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 653
  • Bachelor 2007: 645
  • Bachelor 2008: 678
  • Bachelor 2009: 685
  • Bachelor 2010: 665
  • Master 2006: 31
  • Master 2007: 51
  • Master 2008: 45
  • Master 2009: 32
  • Master 2010: 39
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Art Program Availability in North Carolina

Schools in North Carolina offer a total of 59 art programs. Of these programs, around 81.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Art Program Availability in North Carolina

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 48
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 2

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21640
  • 25th Percentile: 31090
  • Median: 44940
  • 75th Percentile: 65370
  • 90th Percentile: 86880

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17120
  • 25th Percentile: 20250
  • Median: 26580
  • 75th Percentile: 36330
  • 90th Percentile: 53790

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36470
  • 25th Percentile: 43010
  • Median: 52500
  • 75th Percentile: 66620
  • 90th Percentile: 83260

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38400
  • 25th Percentile: 51430
  • Median: 74600
  • 75th Percentile: 116230
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16520
  • 25th Percentile: 21100
  • Median: 27410
  • 75th Percentile: 34440
  • 90th Percentile: 39510

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 22930
  • 25th Percentile: 33160
  • Median: 39930
  • 75th Percentile: 46560
  • 90th Percentile: 62630

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40970
  • Median Salary 2007: 43800
  • Median Salary 2008: 41780
  • Median Salary 2009: 47990
  • Median Salary 2010: 44940
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26380
  • Median Salary 2007: 28590
  • Median Salary 2008: 29260
  • Median Salary 2009: 27300
  • Median Salary 2010: 26580
  • Total Employed 2006: 1710
  • Total Employed 2007: 1700
  • Total Employed 2008: 1630
  • Total Employed 2009: 1760
  • Total Employed 2010: 1790

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44200
  • Median Salary 2007: 46310
  • Median Salary 2008: 47510
  • Median Salary 2009: 48680
  • Median Salary 2010: 52500
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 680
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49470
  • Median Salary 2007: 52700
  • Median Salary 2008: 58260
  • Median Salary 2009: 66780
  • Median Salary 2010: 74600
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21430
  • Median Salary 2007: 23690
  • Median Salary 2008: 25980
  • Median Salary 2009: 26790
  • Median Salary 2010: 27410
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 35270
  • Median Salary 2007: 34600
  • Median Salary 2008: 39000
  • Median Salary 2009: 39800
  • Median Salary 2010: 39930
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

North Carolina vs National Art Employment

North Carolina vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in North Carolina: 2.150% (2870)

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1. Saint Augustines College

1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610-2298
(919) 516-4000

Saint Augustines College offers one art program and Saint Augustines, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Raleigh, NC. This small school is a historically black 4-year institution.

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2. Montgomery Community College

1011 Page St
Troy, NC 27371
(910) 576-6222x600

Montgomery Community College, which is very close to Troy, North Carolina, is in a rural setting. This college offers three art programs. Out of those, students are offered two art certificates by it and one associate's level art degree. Overall, 896 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this college. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks third in the state of North Carolina.

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3. Chowan University

One University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
(252) 398-6500

Chowan University is in town of Murfreesboro, North Carolina and this school offers one art program. 1,205 students seek degrees in 27 Chowan programs, overall.

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4. The Queens University of Charlotte

1900 Selwyn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28274-0001
(704) 337-2200

The Queens University of Charlotte offers two art programs. This school offers students two art degrees at the bachelor's level. It is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year institution.

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5. Elizabeth City State University

1704 Weeksville Rd
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 335-3400

Elizabeth City State University offers one art program. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

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6. Brevard College

One Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 883-8292

Brevard College offers one art program. It is one of 24 liberal arts colleges in North Carolina.

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7. Davidson College

102 N. Main Street
Davidson, NC 28035
(704) 894-2000

Davidson College offers two programs in art. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in art by this school. Davidson is located in the suburbs of Davidson, North Carolina. Overall, 1,742 students seek degrees in 22 Davidson College programs. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering art programs.

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8. Greensboro College

815 W Market St
Greensboro, NC 27401-1875
(336) 272-7102

Greensboro College is located in the center of Greensboro and GC offers one art program. This liberal arts college is one of 24 liberal arts colleges in North Carolina.

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9. The University of North Carolina at Asheville

One University Hts
Asheville, NC 28804-8510
(828) 251-6600

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is near the heart of downtown. UNC Asheville offers two art programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in art. It is a public 4-year institution.

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10. Salem College

601 S Church St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 721-2600

Salem College, which is near the center of the city, is in Winston Salem, NC. It offers two art programs. Students are offered two art degrees at the bachelor's level by this liberal arts college. Overall, 1,063 students pursue degrees in 33 Salem College programs. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering art in terms of programs.

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11. Wingate University

220 North Camden Road
Wingate, NC 28174-0159
(704) 233-8000

Wingate University offers one program in art.

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12. Wake Forest University

1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 758-5000

Wake Forest University offers two art programs. Wake Forest offers two bachelor's level degrees in art to students. This university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Winston Salem, NC. It is a 4-year research institution.

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13. Central Carolina Community College

1105 Kelly Dr
Sanford, NC 27330-9840
(919) 775-5401

Founded in 1961, Central Carolina Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Sanford, North Carolina, is in a rural area. It offers students 42 certificates and 35 degrees at the associates level. 5,267 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this public college in 2010. This college offers subjects including early childhood education, education, and cosmetology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 49 community colleges in North Carolina.

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14. Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298
(910) 672-1111

Fayetteville State University is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in art. 5,781 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at FSU, overall.

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15. North Carolina A & T State University

1601 E Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336) 334-7500

North Carolina A & T State University, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Greensboro, NC and it offers one program in art. NCAT is one of 7 research universities in North Carolina.

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16. The University of North Carolina at Wilmington

601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5963
(910) 962-3000

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington offers two art programs. It offers two art degrees at the bachelor's level to students. This liberal arts college is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 13,071 students seek degrees in 101 programs at this big school.

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17. Pfeiffer University

48380 Hwy 52n
Misenheimer, NC 28109-0960
(704) 463-1360

Pfeiffer University is located in Misenheimer, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in art. This school is a 4-year institution.

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18. Gardner-Webb University

Main St
Boiling Springs, NC 28017-0997
(704) 406-2361

Gardner-Webb University is located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and GWU offers one program in art.

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19. The College of the Albemarle

1208 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2327
(252) 335-0821x0

The College of the Albemarle is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1961. It is in Elizabeth City, NC. It offers subjects including criminal justice, phlebotomy, and healthcare. Students are offered 22 certificates and 20 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 3,002 students pursued degrees from the 31 programs at this small school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 76 public post-secondary institutions in North Carolina.

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20. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

One University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
(910) 521-6000

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers one program in art. Overall, 6,944 students pursue degrees in 62 UNCP programs.

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21. Mars Hill College

100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-1307

Mars Hill College offers one program in art and MHC is located in Mars Hill, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 1,175 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this school.

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22. Barton College

200 ACC Drive NE
Wilson, NC 27893-7000
(252) 399-6300

Barton College is in Wilson, NC and BC offers one program in art. This school is a 4-year institution.

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23. Elon University

100 Campus Drive
Elon, NC 27244-2010
(336) 278-2000

Elon University is in Elon, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Elon offers two art programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by it. This school is one of 24 liberal arts colleges in North Carolina. This liberal arts college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering art in terms of programs.

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24. Duke University

103 Allen Bldg
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-2813

Duke University offers three art programs. Out of those, Duke offers students one art degree at the bachelor's level, one art degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in art. Duke, which is near the center of the city, is located in Durham, NC. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in North Carolina. In terms of programs, this university is the third biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering art.

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25. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

2101 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27695-7001
(919) 515-2011

Founded in 1792, North Carolina State University at Raleigh is a public, 4-year, research institution. NCSU, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Raleigh, NC. It is the the fourth oldest biggest institution in the state of North Carolina. NC State offers students seven associates level degrees, 96 degrees at the bachelors level, 103 degrees at the masters level, and 62 doctoral level degrees. 34,376 students pursued degrees from the 146 programs at this large university in 2010. It offers subjects including school psychology and art. NC State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in North Carolina.

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26. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

1000 Spring Garden St
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
(336) 334-5000

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers three programs in art. Of those, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by this university and one degree at the master's level in art. This university is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 7 research universities in North Carolina. In terms of programs, UNC Greensboro is the fourth largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering art.

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27. Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
(828) 227-7211

Western Carolina University is in town of Cullowhee, North Carolina. This school offers three art programs. Specifically, students are offered two art degrees at the bachelor's level by this school and one art degree at the master's level. WCU is one of 76 public post-secondary institutions in North Carolina.

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28. Guilford College

5800 W Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410-4108
(336) 316-2000

Guilford College, which is near the center of the city, is in Greensboro, NC and it offers one program in art. Overall, 2,828 students seek degrees in 40 programs at this liberal arts college. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering programs in art.

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29. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
(704) 687-2000

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is near the center of the city. UNCC offers three art programs. It offers three bachelor's level degrees in art to students. 25,063 students seek degrees in 160 Charlotte programs, overall.

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30. High Point University

833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, NC 27262-3598
(336) 841-9000

High Point University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in art. This school is one of 24 liberal arts colleges in North Carolina.

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31. Campbell University

450 Leslie Campbell Ave
Buies Creek, NC 27506
(910) 893-1200x1265

Campbell University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1887. It is located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered two degrees at the associates level, 65 degrees at the bachelors level, 14 masters level degrees, and three doctoral level degrees by this medium-sized school. 6,103 students pursued degrees from the 75 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as criminal justice, accounting, and journalism. Campbell is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

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32. Meredith College

3800 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
(919) 760-8600

Meredith College, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Raleigh, NC and Meredith offers one art program. It is one of 24 liberal arts colleges in North Carolina.

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33. Winston-Salem State University

601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27110-0001
(336) 750-2000

Winston-Salem State University is near the center of the city and WSSU offers one art program. Overall, 6,333 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this school.

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34. Lenoir-Rhyne University

625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 328-1741

Lenoir-Rhyne University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hickory, NC and it offers one art program. This school is one of 24 liberal arts colleges in North Carolina.

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35. Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2000

Appalachian State University offers two art programs. This school offers two art degrees at the bachelor's level to students. ASU is located in Boone, NC. This school is a public 4-year institution.

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36. North Carolina Central University

1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-6100

North Carolina Central University, which is near the center of the city, is in Durham, NC and it offers one art program. 8,645 students pursue degrees in 93 NCCU programs, overall.

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37. East Carolina University

East 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
(252) 328-6131

East Carolina University offers four art programs. Out of those, students are offered three art degrees at the bachelor's level by East Carolina and one degree at the master's level in art. ECU, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Greenville, NC. 27,783 students seek degrees in 198 programs at this large university, overall. This university ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of North Carolina.

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