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2020 Best Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts in Alaska

Fine & Studio Arts is a popular major and Alaska is the 51st most popular state for students studying this major. 44 of the 41,431 Fine & Studio Arts diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Alaska. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts in Alaska ranking analyzed 2 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in fine and studio arts. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for Fine & Studio Arts students in Alaska.

Choosing a Great Fine & Studio Arts School

Best Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts in Alaska Your choice of fine and studio arts school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Graduates Earn More After College

Fine & Studio Arts graduates from schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A fine and studio arts bachelors degree from a college in Alaska helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $21,500 a couple years later.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Fine & Studio Arts students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other fine and studio arts students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized fine and studio arts related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Fine & Studio Arts students in Alaska.

Best Schools to Study Fine & Studio Arts in Alaska

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study fine and studio arts.

Best Fine Arts Colleges in Alaska

Any student pursuing a degree in fine and studio arts needs to check out University of Alaska Anchorage. Located in the city Anchorage, UAA is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Soon after graduating, Fine Arts students generally earn an average of $21,500 at the beginning of their careers.


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Every student pursuing a degree in fine and studio arts has to take a look at University of Alaska Fairbanks. Located in the small suburb Fairbanks, UAF is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.More…

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Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 328 6,879
Washington 303 437
Oregon 266 463
Nevada 199 144
Hawaii 169 81

One of 9 majors within the Visual & Performing Arts area of study, Fine & Studio Arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Design & Applied Arts 37,428
Music 27,188
Drama & Theater Arts 17,242
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,684
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,302

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jorge Royan.

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