List of All U.S. Colleges with a Visual and Performance Arts Major

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Visual and Performing Arts teaches students the history, techniques, and theories of acting, dance, musical performance, painting, drawing, and photography. If you’re interested in studying Visual and Performing Arts, here’s a complete list of schools that offer this major.

 

Search for schools with a Visual and Performing Arts major and see your chances of acceptance.

 

How to Use This List

 

This list of colleges is organized by state. To learn more about each college, including acceptance rates, costs, enrollment, and more, click on the name of the school.

 

List of All U.S. Colleges with a Visual and Performing Arts Major

 

School

State

Arizona State University | ASU

Arizona

University of Arizona

Arizona

California State University Channel Islands | CSU Channel Islands

California

Azusa Pacific University | APU

California

University of California, San Diego | UCSD

California

University of San Francisco | USF

California

San Jose State University | SJSU

California

University of Southern California | USC

California

Eckerd College

Florida

Kennesaw State University | KSU

Georgia

Emory University

Georgia

Northwestern University

Illinois

University of Illinois at Chicago | UIC

Illinois

School of the Art Institute of Chicago | SAIC

Illinois

Iowa State University

Iowa

Wichita State University | WSU

Kansas

University of Louisiana at Lafayette | UL Lafayette

Louisiana

University of Maine at Farmington | UMF

Maine

Bowdoin College

Maine

University of Maryland, Baltimore County | UMBC

Maryland

Goucher College

Maryland

Harvard University

Massachusetts

Worcester State University

Massachusetts

College of the Holy Cross | Holy Cross

Massachusetts

Stonehill College

Massachusetts

Andrews University

Michigan

Michigan Technological University | Michigan Tech

Michigan

Oakland University

Michigan

Blue Mountain College | BMC

Mississippi

Mississippi State University | MSU

Mississippi

Jackson State University | JSU

Mississippi

Millsaps College

Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi | Southern Miss

Mississippi

University of Montana Western | UMW

Montana

Carroll College

Montana

University of Montana

Montana

Ramapo College of New Jersey | RCNJ

New Jersey

Seton Hall University

New Jersey

New Mexico State University | NMSU

New Mexico

University of New Mexico | UNM

New Mexico

Brooklyn College

New York

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | RPI

New York

New York University | NYU

New York

Barnard College

New York

The State University of New York at Purchase | SUNY Purchase

New York

North Carolina Central University | NCCU

North Carolina

Bennett College

North Carolina

Duke University

North Carolina

Antioch College

Ohio

Kent State University

Ohio

Oregon State University | OSU

Oregon

Indiana University of Pennsylvania | IUP

Pennsylvania

Haverford College

Pennsylvania

St. Joseph’s University | SJU

Pennsylvania

Gannon University

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State University | PSU

Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania | UPenn

Pennsylvania

Drexel University

Pennsylvania

Temple University

Pennsylvania

South Dakota State University

South Dakota

Texas A&M University

Texas

Rice University

Texas

University of Texas at Austin | UT Austin

Texas

University of Texas at Dallas | UT Dallas

Texas

University of Utah

Utah

Champlain College

Vermont

Bennington College

Vermont

Christopher Newport University | CNU

Virginia

George Mason University

Virginia

Shenandoah University

Virginia

Western Washington University | WWU

Washington

Seattle University

Washington

Gallaudet University

Washington DC

Beloit College

Wisconsin

Cardinal Stritch University

Wisconsin

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How to Find Best-Fit Schools

 

Having a specific major is just one aspect of many when evaluating your fit with a potential college. Some other factors to consider are:

 

  • Academic rigor, resources, and support
  • School and class size
  • Location
  • Cost and financial aid generosity
  • Your chances of acceptance
  • Flexibility in the curriculum
  • Diversity

 

To find a school with a Visual and Performing Arts major that also suits your other preferences, use our free chancing engine and school search tool. You’ll be able to filter for schools based on major and all the aforementioned preferences. We’ll also let you know how you stack up against other applicants and how to improve your profile.

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