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Schools Offering Art Programs in Wisconsin


Approximately 0.8% of graduates in of Wisconsin receive art degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,249 artists graduate from Wisconsin's 40 art schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a art program is University of Wisconsin-Madison. University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was ranked 12th in the country in 2010, is located in Madison. 206 students graduated with a degree in art from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Wisconsin-Madison was $8,983 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a art program is University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Whitewater. In 2010, 40 students graduated from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater art program. The tuition rate at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was $6,836 per year.

Lakeland College, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a art program. It is located in Plymouth. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Lakeland College art program. Students at Lakeland College paid $19,640 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wisconsin art school, average tuition will be $14,711 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,379 per year to $36,312 per year. In 2010, the following Wisconsin art schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Lawrence University - located in Appleton, students are charged $36,312 per year
  2. Beloit College - located in Beloit, students are charged $35,038 per year
  3. Carthage College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $29,750 per year

The following Wisconsin art schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Gateway Technical College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $3,379 per year
  2. Madison Area Technical College - located in Madison, students are charged $3,433 per year
  3. Western Technical College - located in La Crosse, students are charged $3,446 per year

An art degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?

The highest percentage of art graduates in Wisconsin pursue careers as an artist. If you decide to work as an artist in Wisconsin, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 100 Wisconsin artists as of 2010. The Wisconsin counties with the largest populations of artists are:

  1. Milwaukee County - 30 artists

Salary

An artist in Wisconsin earns $39,670 per year on average. However, Wisconsin artists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,320 per year to more than $58,630 per year in 2010. The counties in Wisconsin with the highest average salary for an artist are:

  1. Milwaukee County - $40,620 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wisconsin statistics regarding a career in art and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as animation or art.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Art in Wisconsin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Art in Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Art in Wisconsin
  • Doctoral Degree in Art in Wisconsin
  • Certificate in Art in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,195 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 87.6846 43% 41,654
6,118 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee WI 30.4844 42% 30,418
6,120 miles from location Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee WI 21.9287 79% 20,215
6,191 miles from location Madison Area Technical College Madison WI 15.0205 n/a 16,610
6,153 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oshkosh WI 30.0689 43% 13,192
6,299 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire WI 34.9991 40% 11,216
6,161 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater WI 65.2906 43% 11,139
6,148 miles from location Fox Valley Technical College Appleton WI 22.5791 n/a 10,258
6,286 miles from location University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse WI 35.6184 39% 10,009
6,203 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point WI 32.8408 41% 9,209
6,146 miles from location Moraine Park Technical College Fond Du Lac WI 21.5343 n/a 8,466
6,115 miles from location Gateway Technical College Kenosha WI 18.0879 n/a 8,458
6,250 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Platteville Platteville WI 31.0842 51% 7,803
6,137 miles from location Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee WI 17.1381 n/a 7,749
6,120 miles from location Concordia University-Wisconsin Mequon WI 27.8739 29% 7,178
6,354 miles from location University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls WI 30.5647 51% 6,728
6,123 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Green Bay WI 28.6455 39% 6,638
6,119 miles from location Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee WI 25.9018 41% 6,276
6,287 miles from location Western Technical College La Crosse WI 22.4474 n/a 5,573
6,115 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha WI 20.6899 50% 5,303
6,124 miles from location Lakeland College Plymouth WI 54.9304 25% 3,932
6,135 miles from location Carroll University Waukesha WI 31.224 42% 3,403
6,189 miles from location Herzing University Madison WI 25.6923 100% 3,381
6,287 miles from location Viterbo University La Crosse WI 24.5254 33% 3,282
6,114 miles from location Carthage College Kenosha WI 26.4568 15% 3,121
6,146 miles from location Marian University Fond Du Lac WI 22.4746 38% 2,841
0 miles from location Alverno College Milwaukee WI 22.69 53% 2,815
6,324 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Superior Superior WI 24.5193 42% 2,794
6,196 miles from location Edgewood College Madison WI 25.7999 33% 2,549
6,129 miles from location Saint Norbert College De Pere WI 31.6348 32% 2,175
6,126 miles from location Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI 22.2151 40% 1,925
6,147 miles from location Lawrence University Appleton WI 32.9221 20% 1,483
6,175 miles from location Beloit College Beloit WI 34.4484 23% 1,407
6,196 miles from location Nicolet Area Technical College Rhinelander WI 12.715 n/a 1,369
6,167 miles from location Ripon College Ripon WI 32.385 29% 1,064
6,126 miles from location Bryant and Stratton College-Wauwatosa Milwaukee WI 2.43236 n/a 849
6,125 miles from location Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee WI 29.3357 40% 776
6,113 miles from location Silver Lake College Manitowoc WI 23.377 27% 704
6,119 miles from location Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee WI 26.902 57% 681
6,266 miles from location Northland College Ashland WI 26.9705 30% 612
 

Curious what studying Art gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wisconsin

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 390 $49,010 2.6%
2
Artists and Related Workers, All Other + 160 $38,700 -23.8%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 100 $39,670 -9.1%
4
Craft Artists + 70 $28,890 -30.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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