Art Schools In Wisconsin

There are 40 accredited art schools in Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin, 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. Alverno College

    3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53234-3922

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  2. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  3. Beloit College

    700 College St, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-5595

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  4. Cardinal Stritch University

    6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985

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  5. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  6. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  7. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  8. Edgewood College

    1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711-1997

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  9. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  10. Gateway Technical College

    3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690

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  11. Lakeland College

    W3718 South Drive, Cth M, Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073

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  12. Lawrence University

    College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

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  13. Marian University in Fond Du Lac

    45 S National Ave, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

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  14. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  15. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

    273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-6003

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  16. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  17. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  18. Nicolet Area Technical College

    Hwy G South, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501-0518

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  19. Northland College

    1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806-3999

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  20. Ripon College

    300 Seward St, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248

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  21. Saint Norbert College

    100 Grant St, De Pere, Wisconsin 54115-2099

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  22. Silver Lake College

    2406 S Alverno Rd, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220-9319

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  23. Viterbo University

    900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

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  24. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  25. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  26. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  27. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  28. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001

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  29. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

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  30. Wisconsin Lutheran College

    8800 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-4699

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  31. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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  32. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  33. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  34. University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Belknap & Catlin, Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500

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  35. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  36. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  37. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    1 University Plz, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001

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  38. University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    410 S 3rd St, River Falls, Wisconsin 54022-5001

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  39. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    2100 Main St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

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  40. Bryant and Stratton College-Wauwatosa

    10950 W Potter Road, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Art Employment

Wisconsin 1,230
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Wisconsin

1,210 1,110 1,080 760 720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of art professionals is shrinking in Wisconsin. There were 490 less art professionals working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 40%. This decline is faster than the national trend for art professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of art professionals working around the nation.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$25,300 $34,413 $34,562 $38,282 $39,068
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Wisconsin, as the number of art professionals is declining, the salaries earned by art professionals are increasing. Art professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $25,300 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,068 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$22,902
25th percentile
$29,245
50th percentile
$37,575
75th percentile
$47,258
90th percentile
$56,480

Thus, there was a 35% growth in art professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 147% 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 Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Animation
$43,563
Art
$45,698
Design
$51,339
Drafting
$47,505
Film
$35,175
Graphic Design
$42,010
Visual Communications
$41,360
Web Design
$42,010

Art professionals in Wisconsin earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
19
bachelor
62
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 40 accredited art schools in Wisconsin is decreasing. In 2006, 1,311 students graduated from art courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 1,249 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 5%. 68% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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