Top Majors and Programs in Visual And Performing Arts

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  1. Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.
Total Students
92,307
Total Males
35,800 (39%)

Total Females
56,507 (61%)
 

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All Visual And Performing Arts Bachelors degree Programs:

Major Students Females Males
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 3,098 (3.4%) 1,656 (53.5%) 1,442 (46.5%)
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other 95 (.1%) 58 (61.1%) 37 (38.9%)
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General 526 (.6%) 268 (51%) 258 (49%)
Fine and Studio Arts Management 628 (.7%) 490 (78%) 138 (22%)
Music Management 1,665 (1.8%) 711 (42.7%) 954 (57.3%)
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management 184 (.2%) 129 (70.1%) 55 (29.9%)
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 125 (.1%) 98 (78.4%) 27 (21.6%)
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 125 (.1%) 98 (78.4%) 27 (21.6%)
Dance 2,398 (2.6%) 2,062 (86%) 336 (14%)
Ballet 39 (%) 33 (84.6%) 6 (15.4%)
Dance, General 2,319 (2.5%) 1,992 (85.9%) 327 (14.1%)
Dance, Other 40 (%) 37 (92.5%) 3 (7.5%)
Design and Applied Arts 20,019 (21.7%) 13,588 (67.9%) 6,431 (32.1%)
Commercial and Advertising Art 1,238 (1.3%) 818 (66.1%) 420 (33.9%)
Commercial Photography 392 (.4%) 288 (73.5%) 104 (26.5%)
Design and Applied Arts, Other 589 (.6%) 375 (63.7%) 214 (36.3%)
Design and Visual Communications, General 2,703 (2.9%) 1,840 (68.1%) 863 (31.9%)
Fashion/Apparel Design 2,116 (2.3%) 1,876 (88.7%) 240 (11.3%)
Game and Interactive Media Design 1,340 (1.5%) 329 (24.6%) 1,011 (75.4%)
Graphic Design 5,148 (5.6%) 3,379 (65.6%) 1,769 (34.4%)
Illustration 1,869 (2%) 1,327 (71%) 542 (29%)
Industrial and Product Design 1,773 (1.9%) 797 (45%) 976 (55%)
Interior Design 2,851 (3.1%) 2,559 (89.8%) 292 (10.2%)
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 11,823 (12.8%) 7,379 (62.4%) 4,444 (37.6%)
Acting 1,059 (1.1%) 639 (60.3%) 420 (39.7%)
Costume Design 22 (%) 21 (95.5%) 1 (4.5%)
Directing and Theatrical Production 107 (.1%) 62 (57.9%) 45 (42.1%)
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8,601 (9.3%) 5,448 (63.3%) 3,153 (36.7%)
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 474 (.5%) 300 (63.3%) 174 (36.7%)
Musical Theatre 636 (.7%) 389 (61.2%) 247 (38.8%)
Playwriting and Screenwriting 274 (.3%) 148 (54%) 126 (46%)
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 623 (.7%) 353 (56.7%) 270 (43.3%)
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism 27 (%) 19 (70.4%) 8 (29.6%)
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 10,522 (11.4%) 4,735 (45%) 5,787 (55%)
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 4,685 (5.1%) 1,759 (37.5%) 2,926 (62.5%)
Documentary Production 13 (%) 11 (84.6%) 2 (15.4%)
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 3,659 (4%) 1,640 (44.8%) 2,019 (55.2%)
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 746 (.8%) 332 (44.5%) 414 (55.5%)
Photography 1,419 (1.5%) 993 (70%) 426 (30%)
Fine and Studio Arts 25,914 (28.1%) 18,413 (71.1%) 7,501 (28.9%)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2,372 (2.6%) 2,028 (85.5%) 344 (14.5%)
Art/Art Studies, General 10,850 (11.8%) 7,766 (71.6%) 3,084 (28.4%)
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 98 (.1%) 82 (83.7%) 16 (16.3%)
Drawing 269 (.3%) 193 (71.7%) 76 (28.3%)
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts 173 (.2%) 161 (93.1%) 12 (6.9%)
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 635 (.7%) 461 (72.6%) 174 (27.4%)
Fine/Studio Arts, General 9,157 (9.9%) 6,409 (70%) 2,748 (30%)
Intermedia/Multimedia 1,272 (1.4%) 537 (42.2%) 735 (57.8%)
Metal and Jewelry Arts 113 (.1%) 102 (90.3%) 11 (9.7%)
Painting 594 (.6%) 414 (69.7%) 180 (30.3%)
Printmaking 147 (.2%) 109 (74.1%) 38 (25.9%)
Sculpture 234 (.3%) 151 (64.5%) 83 (35.5%)
Music 15,286 (16.6%) 6,812 (44.6%) 8,474 (55.4%)
Brass Instruments 37 (%) 8 (21.6%) 29 (78.4%)
Conducting 5 (%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
Jazz/Jazz Studies 346 (.4%) 58 (16.8%) 288 (83.2%)
Keyboard Instruments 153 (.2%) 87 (56.9%) 66 (43.1%)
Music History, Literature, and Theory 101 (.1%) 52 (51.5%) 49 (48.5%)
Music Pedagogy 54 (.1%) 41 (75.9%) 13 (24.1%)
Music Performance, General 4,043 (4.4%) 1,914 (47.3%) 2,129 (52.7%)
Music Technology 508 (.6%) 84 (16.5%) 424 (83.5%)
Music Theory and Composition 784 (.8%) 170 (21.7%) 614 (78.3%)
Music, General 7,326 (7.9%) 3,513 (48%) 3,813 (52%)
Music, Other 1,242 (1.3%) 463 (37.3%) 779 (62.7%)
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 46 (%) 19 (41.3%) 27 (58.7%)
Percussion Instruments 17 (%) 3 (17.6%) 14 (82.4%)
Stringed Instruments 197 (.2%) 123 (62.4%) 74 (37.6%)
Voice and Opera 369 (.4%) 252 (68.3%) 117 (31.7%)
Woodwind Instruments 58 (.1%) 24 (41.4%) 34 (58.6%)
Visual and Performing Arts, General 2,713 (2.9%) 1,536 (56.6%) 1,177 (43.4%)
Digital Arts 1,185 (1.3%) 550 (46.4%) 635 (53.6%)
Visual and Performing Arts, General 1,528 (1.7%) 986 (64.5%) 542 (35.5%)
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 409 (.4%) 228 (55.7%) 181 (44.3%)
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 409 (.4%) 228 (55.7%) 181 (44.3%)
All majors information based on most-recent available data from the 2017 enrollment cycle