Art Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina has 65 accredited art schools where art faculty who teach art classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in 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. College of the Albemarle

    1208 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27906-2327

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  2. The Art Institute of Charlotte

    Three Lakepointe Plaze, 2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217-4536

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  3. South Piedmont Community College

    680 Highway 74 West, Polkton, North Carolina 28135

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  4. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  5. Barton College

    200 ACC Drive NE, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-7000

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  6. Brevard College

    One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, North Carolina 28712

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  7. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  8. Cape Fear Community College

    411 North Front Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401-3910

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  9. Carteret Community College

    3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557-2989

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  10. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  11. Central Carolina Community College

    1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330-9840

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  12. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  13. Chowan University

    One University Place, Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855

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  14. Davidson College

    102 N. Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28035

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  15. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  18. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

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  19. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  20. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  21. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  22. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  23. Greensboro College

    815 W Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-1875

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  24. Guilford College

    5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108

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  25. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

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  26. Halifax Community College

    100 College Drive, Weldon, North Carolina 27890

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  27. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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  28. Isothermal Community College

    286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale, North Carolina 28160-0804

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  29. James Sprunt Community College

    133 James Sprunt Drive, Kenansville, North Carolina 28349

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  30. Johnston Community College

    245 College Road, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577-2350

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  31. Lenoir Community College

    231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0188

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  32. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  33. Mars Hill College

    100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754

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  34. McDowell Technical Community College

    54 College Drive, Marion, North Carolina 28752-8728

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  35. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  36. Montgomery Community College

    1011 Page St, Troy, North Carolina 27371

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  37. Nash Community College

    522 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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  38. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  39. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

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  40. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  44. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  45. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  46. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  47. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  48. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

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  49. Queens University of Charlotte

    1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28274-0001

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  50. Randolph Community College

    629 Industrial Pk Ave, Asheboro, North Carolina 27205

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  51. Saint Augustines College

    1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610-2298

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  52. Salem College

    601 S Church St, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27101

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  53. Southwestern Community College in Sylva

    447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

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  54. Stanly Community College

    141 College Drive, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001

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  55. Surry Community College

    630 S. Main St., Dobson, North Carolina 27017-8432

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  56. Alamance Community College

    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham, North Carolina 27253-8000

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  57. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

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  58. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  59. Western Piedmont Community College

    1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, North Carolina 28655-4511

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  60. Wilkes Community College

    1328 South Collegiate Dr, Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697

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  61. Wingate University

    220 North Camden Road, Wingate, North Carolina 28174-0159

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  62. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  63. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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  64. King's College in Charlotte

    322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  65. The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham

    410 Blackwell St, Ste 200, Durham, North Carolina 27701

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Cities

  1. Art Schools in Charlotte, NC5 Schools
  2. Art Schools in Raleigh, NC4 Schools
  3. Art Schools in Greensboro, NC4 Schools
  4. Art Schools in Durham, NC3 Schools
  5. Art Schools in Winston-Salem, NC3 Schools
  6. Art Schools in Fayetteville, NC2 Schools
  7. Art Schools in Wilmington, NC2 Schools
  8. Art Schools in Elizabeth City, NC2 Schools
  9. Art Schools in Hickory, NC2 Schools
  10. Art Schools in Chapel Hill, NC1 Schools
  11. Art Schools in Wingate, NC1 Schools
  12. Art Schools in Mars Hill, NC1 Schools
  13. Art Schools in Sylva, NC1 Schools
  14. Art Schools in Smithfield, NC1 Schools
  15. Art Schools in Asheville, NC1 Schools
  16. Art Schools in Kenansville, NC1 Schools
  17. Art Schools in Rocky Mount, NC1 Schools
  18. Art Schools in Pembroke, NC1 Schools
  19. Art Schools in Greenville, NC1 Schools
  20. Art Schools in Dobson, NC1 Schools
  21. Art Schools in Murfreesboro, NC1 Schools
  22. Art Schools in Kinston, NC1 Schools
  23. Art Schools in Weldon, NC1 Schools
  24. Art Schools in Morehead City, NC1 Schools
  25. Art Schools in Asheboro, NC1 Schools
  26. Art Schools in Wilson, NC1 Schools
  27. Art Schools in Winterville, NC1 Schools
  28. Art Schools in Graham, NC1 Schools
  29. Art Schools in High Point, NC1 Schools
  30. Art Schools in Albemarle, NC1 Schools
  31. Art Schools in Boone, NC1 Schools
  32. Art Schools in Jamestown, NC1 Schools
  33. Art Schools in Boiling Springs, NC1 Schools
  34. Art Schools in Morganton, NC1 Schools
  35. Art Schools in Sanford, NC1 Schools
  36. Art Schools in Davidson, NC1 Schools
  37. Art Schools in Wilkesboro, NC1 Schools
  38. Art Schools in Troy, NC1 Schools
  39. Art Schools in Misenheimer, NC1 Schools
  40. Art Schools in Brevard, NC1 Schools
  41. Art Schools in Polkton, NC1 Schools
  42. Art Schools in Cullowhee, NC1 Schools
  43. Art Schools in Buies Creek, NC1 Schools
  44. Art Schools in Spindale, NC1 Schools
  45. Art Schools in Marion, NC1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Art Employment

North Carolina 1,080
National 78,930

Approximately 2% of the country's art professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In North Carolina

980 1,210 1,220 1,100 720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of art professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. 260 less art professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has shrunk by 27% in four years. This decline 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 North Carolina

$39,590 $42,135 $42,585 $43,302 $43,738
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of art professionals is declining, the salaries paid to art professionals are increasing in North Carolina. In 2006 art professionals made a mean salary of $39,590 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,738 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$24,390
25th percentile
$32,090
50th percentile
$41,195
75th percentile
$53,248
90th percentile
$68,070

Thus, there was a 9% growth in art professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of North Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of art. The pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 179%

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Animation
$47,020
Art
$52,802
Design
$46,424
Drafting
$52,200
Film
$27,228
Graphic Design
$43,550
Visual Communications
$38,738
Web Design
$43,550

In North Carolina, art professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
41
bachelor
75
master
9
doctor
2
Certificate
35
Total162

As the number of art professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 65 accredited art schools in North Carolina state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,471 art graduates from art courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 1,658 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 13%. Most of these graduates, or 46%, earned a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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