Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in General Visual & Performing Arts and the types of students that study this field. George Mason University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Circle in the Square Theater School and Portland Actors Conservatory have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in General Visual & Performing Arts. Tuition costs for General Visual & Performing Arts majors are, on average, $6,624 for in-state public colleges, and $33,600 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with General Visual & Performing Arts programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Visual & Performing Arts in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Visual & Performing Arts is 40.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Visual & Performing Arts degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,684) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the General Visual & Performing Arts field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. General Visual & Performing Arts majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that General Visual & Performing Arts majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Operation and Control, and Troubleshooting.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for General Visual & Performing Arts majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Selection is very distinctive for majors, but the Active Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.