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Population Comparison Between Best Fine Arts Schools

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best Fine Arts schools is 137,916 with 77,031 female students and 60,885 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best Fine Arts schools.
Among the best Fine Arts schools, University of California-Los Angeles has the most enrolled students of 44,589, while Cranbrook Academy of Art has the least number of students of 126 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Fine Arts Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Yale University12,0605,839 6,221
2Rhode Island School of Design2,227753 1,474
2School of the Art Institute of Chicago3,132812 2,320
4University of California-Los Angeles44,58919,765 24,824
4Virginia Commonwealth University29,07010,873 18,197
6California Institute of the Arts1,166536 630
7Carnegie Mellon University13,5197,683 5,836
7Cranbrook Academy of Art12648 78
7Maryland Institute College of Art1,892535 1,357
10Columbia University in the City of New York30,13514,041 16,094
Total137,916 60,88577,031

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best Fine Arts schools is 79,368 with 46,125 female students and 33,243 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best Fine Arts schools.
Among the best Fine Arts schools, University of California-Los Angeles has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 31,636, while California Institute of the Arts has the least number of undergraduate students of 762.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Fine Arts Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Yale University4,7032,356 2,347
2Rhode Island School of Design1,736591 1,145
2School of the Art Institute of Chicago2,487646 1,841
4University of California-Los Angeles31,63613,103 18,533
4Virginia Commonwealth University21,9438,344 13,599
6California Institute of the Arts762360 402
7Carnegie Mellon University6,6223,336 3,286
7Maryland Institute College of Art1,331365 966
10Columbia University in the City of New York8,1484,142 4,006
Total79,36833,24346,125

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best Fine Arts schools is 79,368 with 46,125 female students and 33,243 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best Fine Arts schools.
Among the best Fine Arts schools, University of California-Los Angeles has the most enrolled graduate students of 31,636, while California Institute of the Arts has the least number of graduate students of 762.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Fine Arts Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Yale University4,7032,356 2,347
2Rhode Island School of Design1,736591 1,145
2School of the Art Institute of Chicago2,487646 1,841
4University of California-Los Angeles31,63613,103 18,533
4Virginia Commonwealth University21,9438,344 13,599
6California Institute of the Arts762360 402
7Carnegie Mellon University6,6223,336 3,286
7Maryland Institute College of Art1,331365 966
10Columbia University in the City of New York8,1484,142 4,006
Total79,36833,24346,125

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best Fine Arts schools. In undergraduate programs, out of total 76,870 students, 51,275 students (66.70%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 18,024 students (23.45%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 57,527 students, 30,707 students (53.38%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 12,777 students (22.21%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Fine Arts Schools
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Yale University4,703 3,671
(78.06%)
1,031
(21.92%)
7,357 4,095
(55.66%)
3,126
(42.49%)
2Rhode Island School of DesignRhode Island School of Design does not offer online courses.
2School of the Art Institute of Chicago2,487 741
(29.79%)
1,577
(63.41%)
645 143
(22.17%)
434
(67.29%)
4University of California-Los Angeles31,636 28,924
(91.43%)
2,700
(8.53%)
12,953 6,191
(47.80%)
4,091
(31.58%)
4Virginia Commonwealth University21,943 8,599
(39.19%)
12,527
(57.09%)
7,127 1,868
(26.21%)
2,565
(35.99%)
6California Institute of the ArtsCalifornia Institute of the Arts does not offer online courses.
7Carnegie Mellon University6,622 - 50
(0.76%)
6,897 15
(0.22%)
366
(5.31%)
7Cranbrook Academy of ArtCranbrook Academy of Art does not offer online courses.
7Maryland Institute College of Art1,331 1,331
(100.00%)
-561 561
(100.00%)
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10Columbia University in the City of New York8,148 8,009
(98.29%)
139
(1.71%)
21,987 17,834
(81.11%)
2,195
(9.98%)
Average76,870 51,275
(66.70%)
18,024
(23.45%)
57,527 30,707
(53.38%)
12,777
(22.21%)
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