Visual & Performing Arts

2021 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Vermont

3 Colleges
488 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,524 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in VermontIn 2018-2019, visual and performing arts students earned 488 bachelor's degrees from a Vermont school, making the subject the 4th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% of all the visual and performing arts bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Vermont ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in visual and performing arts. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great visual and performing arts programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the visual and performing arts program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Vermont

Check out the visual and performing arts programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Champlain College

Burlington, VT

Champlain College has taken the #1 spot in this year's visual and performing arts ranking for non-traditional students. Champlain is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Burlington. Champlain not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts in Vermont list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.2%. 2,376 of Champlain students are exclusively distance learners. About 1,956 of the students at Champlain are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#2

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best visual and performing arts schools for non-traditional students. UVM is a large public school located in the city of Burlington. UVM did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts in Vermont list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.5%. There are approximately 1,537 students at UVM that take at least one class online. 1,454 of UVM students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

Johnson State College

Johnson, VT

Johnson State College comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the rural area of Johnson, Johnson State College is a public college with a small student population. Johnson State College also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts in Vermont rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.7%. 414 students at Johnson State College are exclusively online. About 873 of the students at Johnson State College are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Visual & Performing Arts Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Maine 245
Rhode Island 695
Massachusetts 4,413
New Hampshire 674
Connecticut 1,130

Visual & Performing Arts Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 154
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 102
Design & Applied Arts 87
Music 80
General Visual & Performing Arts 77

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Related Major Annual Graduates
English Language & Literature 478
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 439
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 266
Philosophy & Religious Studies 72

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Bonnielou2013.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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