For art majors, to BA or BFA is the money question

Tuition Ignition: A week-long series looking at the soaring cost of college at public and private institutions



When Carly Rockwell was deciding where to attend college for her arts education back in 2006, she applied to liberal arts and independent arts schools. She decided to attend Rhode Island School of Design, even though it was the only school that did not offer her any scholarships. Now on the verge of graduating with her BFA in graphic design, Rockwell said she has no doubt that she made the right decision.