College Of Visual Arts

Overview of College Of Visual Arts

The main campus of College of Visual Arts is in Saint Paul, MN (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. College of Visual Arts offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to fine arts, photography and commercial art.

College of Visual Arts Selectivity

College of Visual Arts admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 178 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Programming at the College of Visual Arts fulfills the college's mission to educate men and women to explore opportunities and develop the skills and confidence necessary to become accomplished artists in the dynamic world of art and design. The mission is carried out through educational programming that nourishes each student's abilities, helping each person to realize his or her full creative and intellectual potential."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting College of Visual Arts

College of Visual Arts
344 Summit Ave
Saint Paul , MN 55102-2199
General Phone: (651) 224-3416

College of Visual Arts Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Design13graphic design, illustration
Fine Arts12fine arts, fine arts studies
Photography and Commercial Art7commercial art, photography

Number of programs and degrees for College of Visual Arts in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree326

College of Visual Arts Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Visual Arts had a total enrollment of 178 students (177 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 30%
20-21 30%
22-24 21%
25-29 12%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Dakota2%
(International Students)2%

College of Visual Arts Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %

College of Visual Arts Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Paul, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

College of Visual Arts Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,426
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,426
Books and supplies $ 2,330

Financial Aid:
College of Visual Arts participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 746200)

College of Visual Arts Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*1*
Associate professoracademic year1*2*
Assistant professoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year2*5$55,972

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Visual Arts Degree Programs (2007)

Graphic Design

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

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College of Visual Arts Highlights

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What Sets College of Visual Arts Apart:

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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