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Design & Applied Arts at Academy of Art University

Every design and applied arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the design program at Academy of Art University stacks up to those at other schools.

Academy of Art University is located in San Francisco, California and approximately 9,812 students attend the school each year. Of the 965 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Academy of Art University in 2019, 133 of them were design and applied arts majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Design & Applied Arts section at the bottom of this page.

Academy of Art University Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design
  • Master’s Degree in Design

Online Classes Are Available at Academy of Art University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Academy of Art University offers distance education options for design at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Academy of Art University Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Academy of Art University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at Academy of Art University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Design & Applied Arts. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools 5
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 9
Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools 9
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 10
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools 61
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 76
Best Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 79
Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 169
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Schools 222
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 236

In 2019, 147 students received their master’s degree in design from Academy of Art University. This makes it the #2 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Design Graduates from Academy of Art University Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Academy of Art University is $31,100. This is 1% higher than $30,900, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.

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Design Student Demographics at Academy of Art University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Academy of Art University.

Academy of Art University Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Program

77% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 23% of design associate's degrees went to men and 77% went to women.

Academy of Art University Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Associate's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Academy of Art University with a associate's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Academy of Art University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Academy of Art University Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 133 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Design & Applied Arts from Academy of Art University in 2018-2019, 23% were men and 77% were women.

Academy of Art University Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Academy of Art University with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Academy of Art University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 15
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 17
International Students 62
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

Academy of Art University Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

80% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 147 design majors earned their master's degree from Academy of Art University. Of these graduates, 20% were men and 80% were women.

Academy of Art University Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Academy of Art University with a master's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Academy of Art University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 15
International Students 89
Other Races/Ethnicities 21

Academy of Art University also has a doctoral program available in design. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Design Grads May Go Into

A degree in design can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for Academy of Art University.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Graphic Designers 29,320 $61,100
Multimedia Artists and Animators 10,760 $87,960
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9,710 $115,460
Interior Designers 8,460 $68,440
Art Directors 7,620 $127,630

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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