CFA At a Glance

College of Fine Arts (CFA) Statistics from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)'s 2013 survey:

  • 90% of CFA alumni rated their experiences in the CFA as either excellent or good.
  • 72% of CFA alumni would choose the U's CFA if they were to start over again.
  • 88% of CFA alumni reported satisfaction with instructors.
  • 78% of CFA alumni reported satisfaction with opportunities to perform, exhibit or present their work.
  • 74% of CFA alumni reported a high level of satisfaction with freedom and encouragement to take risks.
  • 72% of CFA alumni reported a high level of satisfaction for having a sense of belonging.
  • 68% of CFA alumni pursued post-baccalaureate degrees or certification.
  • 76% of CFA alumni either currently or have worked as professional artists.
  • Of those who are not currently employed as artists, 65% of CFA alumni continue to practice art in their personal time, and 43% of these respondents perform or make art daily or several times a week.
  • 75% of CFA alumni who work in fields outside of the arts find their arts training relevant.

Numbers of currently enrolled students (as of Spring 2016):

  • Art & Art History – 435
  • Dance – 270 
  • Film & Media Arts – 596
  • Music – 372
  • Theatre – 206

Number of graduates in 2015: 338

  • Undergraduates – 276
  • Masters – 46
  • Doctorate – 16

Over the last five years, 96,475 Arts Pass tickets have been issued to students to access free or affordable arts experiences on campus.

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