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2020 Best Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts in Vermont

Fine & Studio Arts is a popular major and Vermont is the 43rd most popular state for students studying this major. 141 of the 41,431 Fine & Studio Arts diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Vermont. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts in Vermont 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 colleges for Fine & Studio Arts students in Vermont.

Choosing a Great Fine & Studio Arts School

Best Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts in Vermont The Fine Arts program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality Fine Arts program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we consider a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a combination of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A fine and studio arts degree from colleges on this list usually results in above average wages after graduation. A fine and studio arts bachelors degree from a school in Vermont helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 earn $19,750 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 colleges for Fine & Studio Arts students in Vermont.

Best Schools to Study Fine & Studio Arts in Vermont

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Fine & Studio Arts degree.

Best Fine Arts Colleges in Vermont


Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT
22.2% Growth in Graduates

It's hard to beat Middlebury College if you wish to pursue fine and studio arts as a major. Middlebury is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Middlebury.More…

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University of Vermont

Burlington, VT
$22,400 Median Starting Salary

University of Vermont is a good decision for students pursuing a Fine & Studio Arts major. Located in the small city Burlington, UVM is a public school with a fairly large student population.

After graduation, Fine Arts students usually earn around $22,400 at the beginning of their careers.


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Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 311 1,182
Connecticut 250 506
New Hampshire 222 163
Maine 213 186
Rhode Island 203 331

Fine & Studio Arts is one of 9 different types of Visual & Performing Arts programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Fine Arts

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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