Art Schools In Connecticut

There are 31 accredited art schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach art classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Asnuntuck Community College

    170 Elm St, Enfield, Connecticut 06082

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  3. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  4. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  5. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  6. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  7. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  8. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  9. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  10. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  11. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  12. Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

    84 Lyme St, Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371

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  13. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  14. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  15. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  16. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  17. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  18. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  19. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  20. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  21. Paier College of Art Inc

    20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06514-3902

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  22. Quinebaug Valley Community College

    742 Upper Maple St, Danielson, Connecticut 06239-1436

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  23. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  24. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  25. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  26. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  27. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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  28. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  29. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

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  30. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  31. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Art Employment

Connecticut 870
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Connecticut

330 630 620 550 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Art is a growing field in Connecticut. There were 130 more art professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has grown by 39% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of art professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$51,833 $45,880 $49,900 $53,728 $64,323
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of art professionals is growing, the salaries earned by art professionals are increasing. In 2006 art professionals made a mean salary of $51,833 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,323 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$29,297
25th percentile
$36,927
50th percentile
$58,710
75th percentile
$76,533
90th percentile
$114,257

Thus, there was a 19% growth in art professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 290% pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of art in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Animation
$60,523
Art
$68,918
Design
$58,195
Drafting
$53,608
Film
$18,373
Graphic Design
$57,040
Visual Communications
$54,145
Web Design
$57,040

Art professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
15
bachelor
45
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
17
Total84

The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited art schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 752 art graduates from art courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 621 graduates.

This represents a 17% decrease in the number of art degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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