About 90.7 percent of the 856 degrees and certificates handed out by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016-17 were to students in Visual and Performing Arts programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Chicago conferred 569 bachelor's degrees and 186 master's degrees in Visual and Performing Arts programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Fine/Studio Arts, General. Data shows the school gave out 545 bachelor's degrees in Fine/Studio Arts, General, followed by 142 master's degrees in Fine/Studio Arts, General and 19 certificates in Fine/Studio Arts, General.
The school enrolled 3,569 students for 2016-17, including 2,848 in undergraduate programs and 721 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Visual and Performing Arts total
English Language and Literature/Letters total
Architecture and Related Services total
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total